Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III - Sketch made by William Francis Robert Gordon

Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III - Sketch made by William Francis Robert Gordon
Date
1880
By
Gordon, William Francis Robert, 1846-1936
Ref
PA1-o-423-10-4
Description
Carte-de-visite portrait of Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III, a copy of an 1880 sketch by William Francis Robert Gordon, taken ca 1880s by an unknown photographer. Location of original unknown. W F Gordon attended a meeting at Parihaka in 1880. Te Whiti requested that no likenesses be taken, but Gordon did not want to waste the opportunity, so, during the proceedings, sketched a likeness of the prophet on his shortsleeve. He later re-drew this, filling in remembered details. It was said to be a good likeness. (Information from OTS caption - sourced from `ATL Pam 1927 `Parihaka Meeting House') Inscriptions: Verso - Te Whiti W F Gordon attended a meeting at Parihaka in 1880. Te Whiti requested that no likenesses be taken, but Gordon did not want to waste the opportunity, so, during the proceedings, sketched a likeness of the prophet on his shirtsleeve. He later re-drew this, filling in remembered details. It was said to be a good likeness. Source of infotrmation: ATL Pam 1927, Parihaka Meeting House. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Albumen print 9.1 x 6.2 cm in corner mounts on album page
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Albumen prints, Portraits, Albumen print 9.1 x 6.2 cm in corner mounts on album page
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