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[Artist unknown] :[Sketches of a Maori muru at Parawera; the co-respondents. Confronted by the injured husband and wife, while the giddy dance proceeds in front of the marae. Between 1860 and 1890?]

Reference Number: A-081-004

Spectators from Ngati Haua and Parawera seated in a "U" shaped formation while members of Ngati Koroki dance in the centre. The wharenui, flagpole, fenced gardens and a horse are in the background. Several individuals are seated or standing to the left.

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1 image, related to Adultery.

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[Artist unknown] :[Sketches of a Maori muru at Parawera, Waikato, by an unknown Maori artist. Between 1860 and 1890?], Reference Number A-081-001/006 (4 digitised items)

Extent: Pencil on paper 234 x 325 mm (irregular). Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001480)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - [names of the three tribes, either in the hand of the artist or of Gilbert Mair. Also on the far right] N M 1 M 2

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