Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Muriwhenua. Kahawai / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 51. 1847.
Shows a double portrait of the two chiefs standing, Muriwhenua, at left, being the oldest chief of Aotea, north of Waingaroa. He wears a striped dog's hair mat, and stands against a background of Aotea Harbour, with the mountain of Perongia beyond. Kahawai at the right, wears a rich topuni above a European blanket, and holds a mere in his right hand. Kahawai is the chief of the Ngati Hinetu tribe, and lives at Ngahuruhuru in the Waipa district.
Angas visited New Zealand in 1844
Other Titles - Muriwenua and Kahawai
Extended Title - From: The New Zealanders Illustrated by G. F. Angas. London, 1847. plate 51.
Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).
Physical Description: Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured, 293 x 392 mm.
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Ethnographic illustrations, Albums, Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured, 293 x 392 mm., Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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