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Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Mungakahu, chief of Motupoi, and his wife, Ko Mari / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 27. 1847.

Reference Number: PUBL-0014-27

Shows a double portrait of the chief standing, and his wife seated beside him in the ground. Mungakahu holds a hani (staff with a carved head and tongue), ornamented with parrot's feathers and pieces of dog skin, in his right hand, and is dressed in a black and yellow checked kakahu (flax cloak) with a blanket underneath it. He has facial moko. Ko Mari wears a feather earring in her left ear, has a moko on her chin, and wears a tiki and a woven cloak.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Lithographs, related to J W Giles, Mungakahu, Ko Mari, Motupoi Pa (Lake Rotoaira), Rotoaira, Lake, Taiaha, Rangatira, Whatu kakahu, Women, Maori, Men, Maori, Maori - Moko and Couples.

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, 347 x 250 mm.. Vertical imageSingle art work

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