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Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Ornamental carvings in wood. George French Angas delt & lithog. Plate 46, 1847.

Reference Number: PUBL-0014-46

1. [Centre]: 'The celebrated image of Rangihaeata carved by himself. This forms the lower portion of the central pillar, supporting the roof of Rangihaeata's house on the Island of Mana, called 'Kai-Tangata'...The image is about 4 feet high'. 2 [Centre right]: Stern-post of a large canoe from the River Thames. 3. [Top]: 'Papa' a carved box for the reception of the tail feathers of the huia ... 4. [bottom]: Another box for similar purposes ... 5. [Above the image of Rangihaeata] Head of a carved wooden spear about 12 feet long from the Ngatiawa tribe. 6. [Left]: Raised stand for supporting tapued articles consecrated to the dead. Found at Waitahanui Pa, Lake Taupo. 7. [Below the image of Rangihaeata]: A sketch in Port Nicholson Harbour [a man poling himself along in a small canoe]

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to d Te Rangihaeata, George French Angas, Waitahanui Pa (Lake Taupo), Waihou River, Wellington Harbour, Taupo, Lake, Ngati Toa, Te Ati Awa, Waka, Weapons, Maori, Wood-carving, Maori and Maori - Funeral customs and rites.

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 550 x 360 mm. Single art work

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