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[Barry, James] :Teeterree, a New Zealand chief. Painted and presented by James Barry Esq[ui]re - October 1818

Reference Number: G-626

Head and shoulders frontal portrait of Titeri, a Maori student at the Parramatta Seminary (New South Wales) for 18 months before being taken to England in H.M.S. Kangaroo in 1817, with Tuai, at the request of Samuel Marsden. Painting commissioned by the Church Missionary Society

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1 image, categorised under Portraits and Oil paintings, related to Rev Samuel Marsden, Titeri, James Barry, Church Missionary Society, Kangaroo (Ship), London, Ngapuhi, Maori - Missions and Men, Maori.

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[Barry, James] :Teeterree, a New Zealand chief. Painted and presented by James Barry Esq[ui]re - October 1818, Reference Number G-626 (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 Tuai 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. See also Ormond Wilson's Kororareka, p. 40-41, 44-47 for futher information about Titeri and his visit to England

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Neg. 1/2-C-023294 and transparency DCT-03934 show the work after its 1998 treatment

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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