[Clarke, Cuthbert Charles] 1819-1863 :[A hakari, or food stage, Bay of Islands. September 1849]

[Clarke, Cuthbert Charles] 1819-1863 :[A hakari, or food stage, Bay of Islands. September 1849]
Date
1849
By
Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918
Ref
B-030-006
Description
A very large wooden construction (hakari) with flags flying from poles on the top. There are people climbing up its sides, seated beneath it and moving round its base. Piles of food are also on the ground The hakari was erected at Kororareka (modern Russell) Bay of Islands to contain the food at a feast given by the local chiefs in honour of Sir George Grey Compare with a watercolour version at B-030-007 and E-144-002 (British Museum version), both by Cuthbert Clarke, as well as another very similar version in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia. This sketch was previously attributed to Sir George Grey Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil and coloured crayon, 271 x 381 mm Provenance: Collection of Alexander Turnbull? Probably part of E-320-f, an album of watercolours by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and others purchased by Turnbull from W. Brown of Edinburgh, 19 July 1893.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Crayon drawings, Pencil and coloured crayon, 271 x 381 mm
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