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Angas, George French 1822-1886 :Implements and domestic economy. / George French Angas delt & lith. Plate 55, 1847.

Reference Number: PUBL-0014-55

A group of sketches with accompanying text, paraphrased as follows: 1. [Top centre] Mode of fishing with nets on Lake Taupo. 2. [Upper centre]. A fishing weir, or eel pa, on the river Mokau. 3. [Top left] Wooden fish-hook. 4. [Top right] Fish hook generally in use, made of wood with a layer of paua ... 5. Kupenga or eel trap, formed of twigs [a basket trap]. 6. [Centre left]Ko, a wooden spade for rooting up ferns and preparing the ground for plantations. 7. [Upper right, below paua fish-hook] A pestle for beating flax, formed of volcanic trap. 8. [Centre right, below pestle] Wooden flute, one of the orifices is tattooed to resemble the lips of a woman. 9 [Lower left, below digging sticks] Bark bucket and calabashes for holding water. 10. [Lower centre] Ornamented flax basket for household purposes. 11. [Bottom centre] [H]e kumete, ancient wooden bowl for kumaras, from the deserted pa of Otawhao, near Waipa, eight feet in circumference. 12 & 13 [Bottom left and right] flax sandles from Otago. 14 [Centre] Portrait of an aged slave woman, at Pouketouto, in the interior, beyond Mokau [Waitomo]. The woman is squatting in front of a whare.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images, Portraits and Lithographs, related to George French Angas, Otawhao Pa, Pouketoto Pa (Waitomo District), Otawhao, Otago Region, Waitomo District, Taupo, Lake, Mokau, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Ngati Maniapoto, Ngati Rakei, Maori - Food, Taonga puoro, Maori - Fishing, Maori - Clothing, Maori - Implements, Maori - Agriculture, Slaves and Koauau.

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, 230 x 336 mm.. Single art work

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