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Morgan, Jack :Oihi Bay, Christmas Day 1814; Samuel Marsden preaching the first sermon to the Maoris. [Auckland, Weekly News, 1964]

Reference Number: B-077-002

Samuel Marsden behind a makeshift pulpit, with the Bible, preaching to a group of Maori and Europeans, with a bay behind him on the left, with canoes and a European ship (the Active), and on the right Rangihoua, a hilltop pa. The Maori chief Ruatara is standing in uniform to the right of Marsden and in the left foreground is Korokoro, dressed in the regimental uniform given him by Governor Maquarie of New South Wales. This reconstruction was painted to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1st Christian sermon in New Zealand, and was commissioned to be published in the Weekly News, Auckland, December 16th 1964

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1 image, categorised under Portraits and Photolithographs, related to d Ruatara, Korokoro, Jack Morgan, The Weekly News (Newspaper. 1934-1964), Rev Samuel Marsden, Rangihoua Pa (Bay of Islands), Active (Ship), Rangihoua Bay, Oihi Bay, Ngapuhi, Maori - Missions, Children, Maori, Women, Waka, Women, Maori, Bible - Study and teaching, Missionaries, Uniforms, Men, Maori and Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region.

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Morgan, Jack :Oihi Bay, Christmas Day 1814; Samuel Marsden preaching the first sermon to the Maoris. [Auckland, Weekly News, 1964], Reference Number B-077-002 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Photolithograph, coloured 380 x 280 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004675)

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