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Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :The tangihanga of the Wanganui natives for Te Heuheu at Motua-Puhi, Rotoaira. June 27 1846.

Reference Number: E-296-q-117-2

Scene on a marae inside a palisaded pa (Motuapuhi Pa?) with an orator surrounded by a large crowd of seated Maori, several whare and a wharenui, hills behind with a cabbage tree on the skyline and Lake Rotoaira to the left.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Sketches, related to Mananui Te Heuheu Tukino II, Motuapuhi Pa, Rotoaira, Lake, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Whare nui, Pa - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Papakainga, Cabbage trees and Maori - Funeral customs and rites.

Part of:
Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860., Reference Number E-296-q (137 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s) in sketchbook.Pencil & ink, 85 x 155 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Te Heuheu and his wives were killed in the landslide that wiped out Te Rapa on 7 May 1846.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

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