[Barry, James] :Tooi, a New Zealand chief. Painted and presented by James Barry Esq[ui]re - October 1818
Reference Number: G-608
Head and shoulders frontal portrait of Tuai, of the Ngapuhi tribe, taken to England in H.M.S. Kangaroo in 1817 at the request of Samuel Marsden. Painting commissioned by the Church Missionary Society
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Oil paintings, related to Rev Samuel Marsden, James Barry, Tuai, Church Missionary Society, Kangaroo (Ship), London, Ngapuhi, Maori - Missions and Men, Maori.
[Barry, James] :Tooi, a New Zealand chief. Painted and presented by James Barry Esq[ui]re - October 1818, Reference Number G-608 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 oil(s)Oil on board 305 x 254 mm in original frame. Vertical imageSingle art work
Historical Notes: James Barry was a lay member of the C.M.S., and treasurer of its Durham Office, 1833-1846. He was commissioned by the Society to paint this portrait and the portraits of Titore and Rev Thomas Kendall with Maori chiefs Hongi and Waikato, 1820. See Binney, Judith. The legacy of guilt ... (920 KEN) p.63; see also Proceedings of the C.M.S., 1818- (Serials stack, PRO). See also Artists Biographies Index for details of correspondence about this and other work by James Barry
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: Negative 1/2-C-023293 and transparency dct-03932 show the work after its 1998 conservation
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: on wooden plaque affixed to base of frame: title as inscribed above inblack paint on gold-painted board
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