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Earle, Augustus 1793-1838 :Native family. London, lithographed and published by R. Martin & Co [1838]

Reference Number: PUBL-0015-07

Seated portrait of Kawakawa (Bay of Islands) chief Rangituke, his wife leaning on his shoulder, his son seated at his feet, viewed, according to the artist, 'from the window of my hut at the Bay of Islands' (Russell or Kawakawa?). A carved storehouse is in the right background and a whare and storage platform on the left, with the sea beyond. According to Earle 'it illustrates the general attachment of the natives of New Zealand to their wives and children'.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Lithographs, related to Rangituke ca 1800-1828, Russell, Ngapuhi, Children, Maori, Women, Maori, Maori - Pataka, Men, Maori, Papakainga and Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Earle, Augustus 1793-1838 :Sketches illustrative of the Native Inhabitants and Islands of New Zealand from original drawings by Augustus Earle Esq, Draughtsman of H. M. S. "Beagle". London, Lithographed and Published under the auspices of the New Zealan, Reference Number PUBL-0015 (8 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand-coloured 289 x 235 mm. Art works

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