Digitised Image

Crombie, John Nicol, 1827-1878 :Tomika Te Mutu, [ca June 1860]

Reference Number: PA2-2893

Head and shoulders portrait of Tomika Te Mutu, chief of Ngai Te Rangi, with full facial moko and wearing a blanket. Copy by an unknown photographer of an original image taken ca June 1860 by John Nicol Crombie.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, Albumen photoprints and Cartes de visite, related to Tomika Te Mutu, John Nicol Crombie, Ngai Te Rangi, Rangatira, Men, Maori and Maori - Moko.

Part of:
Crombie, John Nicol, 1827-1878 :Tomika Te Mutu, Reference Number PA2-2893 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 9 x 5.6 cm, on mount 10.3 x 6.2 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Portrait made by John Nicol Crombie, probably in June 1860, when Tomika was attending the Kohimarama conderence. Crombie subsequently displayed and mass-marketed the image at the 1862 London International Exhibition.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Te Mututakupu, Tomika(PFP-027946)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: Rewi, Ngatimamai Potu Cheif for whose head 1000 pounds was offered by the imperial Government; Verso - bottom centre: a rebel

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