Artist unknown :Head of Tippahee ... King of New Zealand ... - [s.l. sn., ca 1820?]

Date
1810 - 1830
Ref
A-059-008-a
Description

The image of the tattooed head of Te Pahi with text below advertising its display (as a shrunken head, or moko mokai) in England between 1810 and 1830

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, b&w ; 101 x 76 mm

Provenance: Purchase: 'Sold by Bonner, ca 1956' [in pencil, lower right, repeated on verso]

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Wood engravings, Portraits, Wood engraving, b&w ; 101 x 76 mm
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Copyright

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