Crombie, John Nichol, 1827-1878. Attributed works :Patuone. Brother of the loyal and faithful chief Tamati Waka, uncle of Pomare, who as soon as he saw my portrait immediately recognised the feature and rubbed noses with it at Tottenham. [Between 1855 and 1862].

Crombie, John Nichol, 1827-1878. Attributed works :Patuone. Brother of the loyal and faithful chief Tamati Waka, uncle of Pomare, who as soon as he saw my portrait immediately recognised the feature and rubbed noses with it at Tottenham. [Between 1855 and 1862].
Date
1855
By
Crombie, John Nicol, 1827-1878
Ref
E-452-f-003-2
Description

Patuone, wearing a European suit. He has shark's tooth earrings and is holding a double-barrelled rifle in his hands. His moko shows clearly in the photograph.

Photographer may be J. N. Crombie, with the photograph taken in London

This photograph was the basis for Strutt's portrait of Patuone in his oil painting 'Hare Pomare and Family' (Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia). See Bell, Leonard. The making of a portrait: William Strutt's Hare Pomare and family, 1863-64, in: Bulletin of New Zealand art history. vol. 6, 1978, pp.31-40

Strutt's handwritten note alongside the portrait reads: Pomare's uncle, Patuone. This man, whose photo I have, was brother of the loyal and faithful chief Tamati Waka, uncle to Pomare, who as soon as he saw my portrait immediately recognised the features and rubbed noses with it at Tottenham. Dec. 1863. Mr Hare Pomare & Mrs Pomare. Her christian name was Hariata Tutapuita.

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - title in ink in the hand of William Strutt

Quantity: 1 photograph(s).

Physical Description: Albumen print with touches of hand-colouring, 198 x 147 mm

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Format
1 photograph(s), Works of art, Portraits, Albumen print with touches of hand-colouring, 198 x 147 mm
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