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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Panni. Chief of the tribe at Queen Charlotte's sound, has two daughters married to Englishmen. [1843?]

Reference Number: A-286-018

Head and shoulders profile portrait apparently of a tattooed Maori man, or possibly a woman. If the subject is a man, he could be Punga of Queen Charlotte Sound; if a woman, she could be Pane Waka.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to Samuel Ironside, Pane Waka, Isaac Coates, Panni 1840s, Queen Charlotte Sound, Te Ati Awa and Men, Maori.

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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Panni. Chief of the tribe at Queen Charlotte's sound, has two daughters married to Englishmen. [1843?], Reference Number A-286-018 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & gum arabic 257 x 192 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: See: Minson, Marian. Art as evidence : the enigma of the Nelson Maori portraits. In: Turnbull Library Record, v. 23, no. 1, May 1990, p.47-67, for further information. Panni (or Pane or Punga) would be likely to have had dealings with Rev. Samuel Ironside at Queen Charlotte Sound. All the Maori of the area left in June 1843, after the Wairau Affray.

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000096)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Title

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