Artist unknown :[Two men seated at dining table, one possibly Maori, one Pakeha. 1850s?]

Artist unknown :[Two men seated at dining table, one possibly Maori, one Pakeha. 1850s?]
Date
1850 - 1860
Ref
E-371-f-036
Description

The interior of a house or hut, with three coloured pictures on the back wall. A small table contains tea and cakes and a bottle of wine or beer. A European man in bright blue jacket and cap sits on the left, facing the viewer, gesturing towards a dark-skinned man. The dark-skinned man, possibly Maori is in European clothes. He sits on the right of the table, smoking a pipe. A bucket, a large pot and a cauldron, are on the floor to the right. A fireplace in the background has a pot steaming over it, and a candle in a bottle on the mantlepiece is lit. A coat and hat hang on the door on the left.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s) bound into sketchbook.

Physical Description: Ink, watercolour and gouache 252 x 357 mm

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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s) bound into sketchbook, Works of art, Watercolours, Portraits, Ink, watercolour and gouache 252 x 357 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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