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[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1816?-1854 :A scene in New Zealand in 1841. [Te Waro denouncing his daughter, April 1841]

Reference Number: B-038-001-a

Shows Ensign Best (or Ernst Dieffenbach) on left with cap, Captain Symonds in cape. Te Waru's daughter is being denounced for murder. Te Waru is standing against a background of a carved memorial, holding his daughter by her arm. Other Maori men and women are seated in a group around Te Waru and his daughter. There is a pataka (storehouse) to the left and a gourd is being emptied onto a fire on the far right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Ethnographic images, related to Abel Dottin William Best, M A S Whitby, Te Waru, Tomlinson family, William Cornwallis Symonds, Johann Karl Ernst Dieffenbach, Joseph Jenner Merrett, Waipa District, Ngati Apakura, Social justice, Women, Maori, Men, Maori and Wood-carving, Maori.

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[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1816?-1854 :A scene in New Zealand in 1841. [Te Waro denouncing his daughter, April 1841], Reference Number B-038-001-a (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Zinc engraving, on sheet, 363 x 550 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Engraving by Whitby, after a sketch by J.J. Merrett.

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

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: M A S Whitby

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