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Strutt, William, 1825-1915 :The Maori widow - Rawiri's grave. [1855]

Reference Number: E-453-f-002-1

A woman sitting disconsolately on the ground outside the fenced grave of her husband, Rawiri. Her hair is loose and she is gazing downwards. The grave has a post and rail fence on all sides and an upright canoe buried by its prow outside the fence

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to William Strutt, New Plymouth District, Urupa, Cemeteries - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Widows, Waka, Grief and Maori - Funeral customs and rites.

Part of:
Strutt, William 1825-1915 :A collection of drawings in water colour ink and pencil illustrative of the scenery and early life of settlers and Maoris of New Zealand. 1855-1863. 2nd series., Reference Number E-453-f (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on laid paper, 235 x 205 mm. Single art work

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