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Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1816?-1854 :[The Hobson album]. The Pah of Okataina on the Lake of [the same] name. Taken by Pomare from the Bay of Islands in the taua of Hungi 16 years ago. [Between 1841 and 1843]

Reference Number: E-216-f-179

Te Koutu Pa, on the east side of Lake Okataina, showing the palisade at the foot of the hill with its carved gate, Ngati Tarawhai. On the flat ground in front of the palisade is a group of seated Maori at a powhiri, watching a warrior wielding his taiaha. A futher palisade can be seen at the top of the peak, with two dwellings visible on the left of the hill's steep flank. Flax bushes in the left foreground and Lake Okataina in the background

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wash drawings, related to d Pomare II, Joseph Jenner Merrett, Hongi Hika, Te Koutu Pa, Okataina, Lake, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region and Powhiri.

Part of:
[Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845], Reference Number E-216-f (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pen & ink, 162 x 250 mm. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-011955)

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