[Barraud, Charles Decimus] 1822-1897 :[Lake Papaitonga. ca 1863].

[Barraud, Charles Decimus] 1822-1897 :[Lake Papaitonga. ca 1863].
Date
1862 - 1864
By
Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897; Barraud, William Francis, 1850-1926
Ref
B-004-030-1
Description

Shows two huts beside and end of the lake, one with a group of six Maori (probably three men and three women) five of them seated, in front of it. At the entrance way to the other a hut man is about to enter carrying a flat bowl with steam rising from it. In the centre foreground is a three?-legged cauldron. In the lake water at right a figure stands at the back of a canoe. There is a grassy island in the lake and beyond is flat-rolling land partly covered with bush.

Reader in 2005 suggests that this picture may show the Mahoenui kainga, burnt down in 1873, by Muaupoko tribe.

Verso shows pencil sketch of Maori woman carrying child beneath cape, and unfinished sketch of man with bird.

Original watercolour for photolithographic prints at C-028-012/012-b.

Inscriptions: Verso - bottom right - Horowhenua / Papaitonga; Unsigned and undated.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour, on recto of sheet 270 x 415 mm.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Ethnographic illustrations, Watercolour, on recto of sheet 270 x 415 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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