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Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Muriwhenua. Kahawai / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 51. 1847.

Reference Number: PUBL-0014-51

Shows a double portrait of the two chiefs standing, Muriwhenua, at left, being the oldest chief of Aotea, north of Waingaroa. He wears a striped dog's hair mat, and stands against a background of Aotea Harbour, with the mountain of Perongia beyond. Kahawai at the right, wears a rich topuni above a European blanket, and holds a mere in his right hand. Kahawai is the chief of the Ngati Hinetu tribe, and lives at Ngahuruhuru in the Waipa district.

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1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Lithographs, related to J W Giles, Muriwhenua, Kahawai, Ngahuruhuru Pa, Aotea Harbour, Pirongia, Patu, Rangatira, Whatu kakahu, Men, Maori and Maori - Moko.

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, 293 x 392 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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