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[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1816?-1854 :[The Hobson album]. Maketu. [1842]

Reference Number: E-216-f-141

Head and shoulders portrait of a young Maori manl, dressed in a shirt and cravat. He was Maketu Waretotara, the son of Ruhe, a Waimate chief

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to Wiremu Kingi Maketu, Joseph Jenner Merrett, Murder and Men, Maori.

Part of:
[Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845], Reference Number E-216-f (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and watercolour, 191 x 147 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009514)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - handwritten in pencil on page numbered 142: Maketu. Fist man tried by English law and hanged for murder. He was allowed to escape several times by the English who feared that [sic] consequences of hanging him but he was brought back by his own people

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