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Baker, William George, 1864-1929 :Ongarua River [1890-1910].

Reference Number: G-503

View of the Ongarue River with Maori kainga [village] on the far bank. On the river a man and a woman paddle a Maori canoe while another canoe is tied up on the far shore of the river. The kainga is on the terrace immediatedly above the bank in the midground. Here four people are depicted, one sitting tending an open fire and three others watching from beside a large whare, possibly a whare whakairo [meeting house]. Six smaller buildings with fence are to the left of the large whare.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Oil paintings, related to William George Baker, Ongarue, Ongarue River, Te Wainui a rua, Maori - Food, Clearing of land - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Papakainga - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Waka - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Whakaairo and Tree ferns.

Part of:
Baker, William George, 1864-1929 :Ongarua River [1890-1910]., Reference Number G-503 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 oil(s)Oil on canvas, 658 x 427 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: signed in red brushpoint

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