Angas, George French 1822-1886 :E Wai, his wife. Na Horua or Tom Street, (elder brother of Rauparaha). Tuarau or Kopai (his son), at Kahotea near Porirua. / George French Angas [delt]; W. Hawkins [lith]. Plate 19, 1847.

Angas, George French 1822-1886 :E Wai, his wife. Na Horua or Tom Street, (elder brother of Rauparaha). Tuarau or Kopai (his son), at Kahotea near Porirua. / George French Angas [delt]; W. Hawkins [lith]. Plate 19, 1847.
Date
1844 - 1847
By
Hawkins, Benjamin Waterhouse, 1807-1894
Ref
PUBL-0014-19
Description

A seated Maori woman (Te Wainokenoke) wrapped in a blanket and flax cloak, to the left of Nohorua (with full moko and a grey beard). Nohorua wears a shark's tooth earring in his left ear and a greenstone pendant in his right, as well as a tiki around his neck, and is also wearing a blanket. Behind the couple is Nohorua's son, Tuarau, standing wrapped in a blanket. The group is depicted "in a potato ground, or clearing at Kahotea, between Takapuwahia and Titahi Bay - Porirua; in the distance is a cooking shed, thatched with nikau leaves. The chief is seated by the trunk of a tree-fern, and the bird [near the supplejack] is ... the fan-tailed fly catcher. E Wai, was recovering from an illness at the time of my visit, and had therefore been placed under a tapu so strict, that every spot of ground whereon she sat was rendered sacred for a certain number of days; one of these tapued places is represented ... fenced around with twigs that its sanctity may not be infringed upon."

Angas visited New Zealand in 1844

Other Titles - Te Whatarauihi Nohorua

Other Titles - Te Wainokenoke

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Physical Description: Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured 550 x 360 mm

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Hawkins, Benjamin Waterhouse, 1807-1894. Angas, George French 1822-1886 :E Wai, his wife. Na Horua or Tom Street, (elder brother of Rauparaha). Tuarau or Kopai (his son), at Kahotea near Porirua. / George French Angas [delt]; W. Hawkins [lith]. Plate 19, 1847.. Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847.. Ref: PUBL-0014-19. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22703490

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