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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Pitoki. Queen Charlotte's Sound. One of the Council of the tribe at Queen Charlotte's Sound. [1843?]

Reference Number: A-286-019

Head and shoulders profile portrait of a Maori man, possibly Wiremu Potiki, of Queen Charlotte Sound, who signed the Treaty of Waitangi.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to Isaac Coates, Wiremu Potiki, Queen Charlotte Sound, Kai Tahu and Men, Maori.

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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Pitoki. Queen Charlotte's Sound. One of the Council of the tribe at Queen Charlotte's Sound. [1843?], Reference Number A-286-019 (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.47-47 for further information. Pitoki may be Potiki, a signatory to the Treaty of Waitangi on 5 May 1840 at Cloudy Bay. He was baptised in Dunedin at the end of 1843 and died in 1880 - see artists' file under Coates for biographical information from a descendant, Marlene McDonald of Dunedin.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000099)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: title

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