Photograph of the reproduction of a painting by James I McDonald, "He taua! He taua", painted in 1906, 1900s
Reference Number: APG-1443-1/4-G
Photograph of a painting by J McDonald entitled "He Taua! He taua!" reproduced in an unidentified publication. The painting is signed "J McDonald, 1906". This image is a copy of the photograph of the original painting, and was taken by Albert Percy Godber. The negative shows the full inscription from the book. The painting shows a group of Maori warriors preparing for battle, one man sounding a warning through a conch shell (putatara), others wielding weapons, with other men standing on lookouts above the palisades.
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom centre: "He Taua! He Taua!"
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