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[Te Morenga] fl 1815-1830s :A facsimile of the Amoco or tattooing on the face of a New Zealand chief as drawn by himself on board the ship Active, March 9th 1815

Reference Number: A-080-061

Copy of drawing by a Maori chief of Ngapuhi (Te Morenga) of his own moko. Illustrated in: Nicholas, John Liddiard fl 1817. Narrative of a voyage to New Zealand ... London, 1817. Ellis no. 232. illustrated p.72. Ellis suggests that the engravings in the book may be the work of Samuel Neele, an antiquarian engraver of London. This could be his redrawing for publication from the original drawing by Te Morenga

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to Kenneth Athol Webster, Rev Samuel Marsden, ca Te Morenga, John Liddiard Nicholas, Samuel John Neele, Active (Ship), Ngapuhi, Maori artists, Maori - Moko and Mahi toi.

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[Te Morenga] fl 1815-1830s :A facsimile of the Amoco or tattooing on the face of a New Zealand chief as drawn by himself on board the ship Active, March 9th 1815, Reference Number A-080-061 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Monotone watercolour 167 x 227 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000693)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Title + (Nicholas Voyage to New Zealand)

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