Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Mungakahu, chief of Motupoi, and his wife, Ko Mari / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 27. 1847.

Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Mungakahu, chief of Motupoi, and his wife, Ko Mari / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 27. 1847.
Date
1844 - 1847
By
Giles, John West, 1801-1870
Ref
PUBL-0014-27
Description

Shows a double portrait of the chief standing, and his wife seated beside him in the ground. Mungakahu holds a hani (staff with a carved head and tongue), ornamented with parrot's feathers and pieces of dog skin, in his right hand, and is dressed in a black and yellow checked kakahu (flax cloak) with a blanket underneath it. He has facial moko. Ko Mari wears a feather earring in her left ear, has a moko on her chin, and wears a tiki and a woven cloak.

Angas visited New Zealand in 1844

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured, 347 x 250 mm.

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Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Ethnographic illustrations, Albums, Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured, 347 x 250 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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Giles, John West, 1801-1870. Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Mungakahu, chief of Motupoi, and his wife, Ko Mari / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 27. 1847.. Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847.. Ref: PUBL-0014-27. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23160847

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