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Murray J P fl 1880-1890s :Taitook Pah Pelorus. [ca 1880].

Reference Number: C-126-014

Shows scene in pa with four rectangular wooden huts (including one in left background) and one circular thatched hut (or possibly haystack). A woman cooks on an open fire, in the company of two dogs, and a man stands at right foreground looking towards the viewer. At centre is a cabbage-tree in bloom and at left a willow. To the right behind the campfire is a rack which may hold drying flax or eels. A trailer/cart stands beside the cabbage tree. There is a distant white fence at the bottom of the hill at right. In central distance is another dwelling, with a partially eroded hillside behind it.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Ethnographic images, related to Peter Ahradsen, Hemi Whiro, J P Murray, Taituku Pa, Taituku, Ngati Toa, Ngati Kuia o Te Waipounamu, Ngati Koata o Ngati Toa, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Marlborough Region, Willows, Food - Drying, Dogs, Dwellings - New Zealand - Marlborough Region, Carriages and carts, Cookery, Campfires and Cabbage trees.

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Murray J P fl 1880-1890s :Taitook Pah Pelorus. [ca 1880]., Reference Number C-126-014 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 360 x 565 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: "Canvas and gold" by Norman Brayshaw, 1964, (page 232) says: Hemi Whiro was the chieftain of the Taituku and Te Hora Pas in 1860 and on his death in 1890, the lands passed to his son Peter Hemi who held rank as chief until about 1925.

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

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004608)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - J Murray; Mat recto - beneath image: [Title]; Verso - (Stuck-on pieces of paper, one of which is an envelope with addressee's name: Mr Peter Ahradsen; and the other has circular rubber stamp: NZ PICTON 9 JY 80).; Verso - bottom right: Picture only.

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