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Artist unknown :Ancient tattooing. Moko-kuri. Frontispiece. [From John White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)]

Reference Number: A-274-012-1

A frontal view of a Maori man with a moko pattern of small parallel lines at right-angles to one another. He is holding a mere and wearing a tiki on round beads, and a tag-style cloak, with tufts, rather than long tags. He wears four feathers in a headband at the front of his head

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to Maori - Clothing and Maori - Moko.

Part of:
Various artists :[Proofs and related pictorial material for illustrations to John White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)] 1832, 1890, Reference Number A-274-001/059 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, on sheet 143 x 221 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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