Artist unknown :Head of Tippahee to be seen at Mr Harrison, Hatter, Market Place, the last week ... King of New Zealand ... [London? ca 1820?]
- 1810 - 1890 - 1825 - 1910
- Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967
The image of the tattooed head of Te Pahi with text below advertising its display (as a preserved head, or mokamokai) in England between 1810 and 1820. Additional text refers to 'Canabal Indians' and to 'Man eaters'. There are also references to the showing of 'regalia of a chief of New Zealand'. 'Admittance, one shilling'
Illustration on reduced facsimile (22 mm) of broadside (original wood engraving and letterpress, with imprint: Seven Dials [London] ; Printed by R Johns, [181-?], advertising display of preserved head of Te Pahi, which was headed: "New Zealand. To be seen at", and completed in ms.: "Mr Harrison, hatter, Market Plans..."
Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).
Physical Description: Wood engraving, 101 x 76 mm
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- 1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Wood engravings, Portraits, Wood engraving, 101 x 76 mm
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