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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Piki Warsa. Chief of Motuwaka. [1843?]

Reference Number: A-286-007

Head and shoulders profile portrait of Piki Warra, principal chief of Motueka pa

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to Piki Warra 1840s, Isaac Coates, Motueka and Men, Maori.

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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Piki Warsa. Chief of Motuwaka. [1843?], Reference Number A-286-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & gum arabic 257 x 192 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: See; Minson, Marian. Art as evidence : the enigma of the Nelson Maori portraits. In: Turnbull Library record, v.23, no.1 May 1990, p.47-67 for further information. Piki Warra ( the name is mistranscribed in this portrait) was also known as Bigwallo, Atopikiwara and as Piggiwalli by his Pakeha contemporaries

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000098)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title

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