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Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Rangihaeata's celebrated house on the island of Mana called "Kaitangata" (eat man) / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 4. 1847.

Reference Number: PUBL-0014-04

Depicts the whare whakairo (carved house) "Kaitangata" with carved lintel, posts and gables, said by the artist to have been carved by Te Rangihaeata himself. Two figures are seated on the edge of the porch, and a gourd stands on the ground beside them. The carved face supporting the ridge pole is said to represent Rangihaeata himself.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Lithographs, related to J W Giles, d Te Rangihaeata, Kaitangata (whare whakairo), Mana Island, Ngati Toa, Maori - Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Doors, Carving (Decorative arts), Rangatira, Gourds, Doorways, Maori - Carved houses and Mahi toi.

Part of:
Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847., Reference Number PUBL-0014 (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured, 245 x 340 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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