Digitised Image

Artist unknown :Tenawa chief of the Ngatiawa, New Zealand [1830-1840s]

Reference Number: A-237-043

Shows a half length profile portrait of the Maori chief, grimacing in a threatening way, and holding a mere up in front of him in his right hand. He wears full moko, and a red cloak.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, Ethnographic images and Portraits, related to Te Ngarara Tenawa, Whakatane District, Ngati Awa, Mere, Rangatira, Gesture and Maori - Moko.

Part of:
Artist unknown :Tenawa chief of the Ngatiawa, New Zealand [1830-1840s], Reference Number A-237-043 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 230 x 292 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: [Title]; Recto - top left: Tenewa [?]

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