[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1815-1854 :The warrior chieftains of New Zealand. 
Shows Harriet, (Heke's wife), Hone Heke and Kawiti. Harriet (Hariata) is on the left in a European skirt, a Maori cloak worn as a stole around her upper body and tied at the waist, leaning on Heke's shoulder. Heke stands centrally, holding a rifle and wearing a short checked flax and feather cloak and flax skirt. His uncle Kawiti is on the right in a flax cloak, holding a taiaha.
Original for lithograph at C-010-013, cf. also watercolour of Hone Heke in Leatham (Ruck) album.
Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - [title in ink]
Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).
Physical Description: Watercolour 558 x 460 mm
Provenance: Purchase: Christie's auction, London, 14 Oct 1977.
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolour 558 x 460 mm, Orientation: Vertical imageSee original record
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