Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Nga Hauranga. Residence of the Chief E'Tako. [Between 1852 and 1856]

Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Nga Hauranga. Residence of the Chief E'Tako. [Between 1852 and 1856]
Date
1852 - 1856
By
Pearse, John, 1808-1882
Ref
E-455-f-043-3
Description

A small European style cottage at Ngauranga Pa, with a canoe on stilts beside it and another canoe at the edge of the Ngauranga Stream in the foreground. Behind the house is the upright memorial canoe for Te Wharepouri (built after his death in the early 1840s), with the hill beyond it. There is part of another canoe raised on supports next to the house.

The house shown is likely to have originally been the residence of Te Wharepouri, who died in 1842, well before the 1852 arrival of John Pearse, the artist, in Wellington. It may have been occupied by Wi Tako Ngatata when Pearse drew it, or the artist may have been mistaken about the identity of the occupant. Wi Tako Ngatata built a European-style house at Te Mako, near Naenae and was living there at the time of the 1855 earthquake. Previous to that he was resident at Kumutoto (Woodward Street)

Other Titles - Ngauranga Wi Tako

Quantity: 1 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Ink & wash, 74 x 130 mm

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Part of
Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] / Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :[Scenes around Wellington Harbour. Between 1852 and 1856]
Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Ink & wash, 74 x 130 mm
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