[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1815-1854 :Near Taupo. The whole of this lake is a strong solution of alum. Near Maungatautari, Waipa. [Maketu]. View between Otawao and Maungatautari. Waipa. [Fragment of a drawing of a European man]. [Between 1841 and 1848]

Date
1841 - 1847
By
Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1815-1854
Ref
E-143-078
Description

Five drawings on one page. At the top, two landscapes, the left a view of a small thermal lake, the right a stream winding through a hilly landscape. In the centre, a head and shoulders portrait of Maketu, while he was in prison awaiting his death sentence for a Bay of Islands murder. Below, two small landscapes showing hills and trees. On back, the lower half of a drawing of a European man's suit, cut through at the waist.

Compare two further versions of the portrait of Maketu in the Library's Hobson Album, E-216-f-011 and -141

There is a larger version of the view of Rotokawa further on in the album, at folio 98

Quantity: 1 photograph(s).

Physical Description: Photograph of five drawings, various media

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Part of
British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1845-1853. [Additional Manuscript 19953. File prints].
Format
1 photograph(s), Works of art, Photographs, Portraits, Photograph of five drawings, various media
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