[Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Mausoleum of E Tohi, the sister of Rauparaha, on the Island of Mana, in Cook's Straits. 1844]

[Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Mausoleum of E Tohi, the sister of Rauparaha, on the Island of Mana, in Cook's Straits. 1844]
Date
1844
Ref
A-020-018
Description

A fenced structure set in a bush clearing. The structure has elaborately carved and painted posts and a cross beam at the front and a carved lean-to structure behind. Taller posts can be seen in the distance. The drawing is unfinished and mostly pencil, with watercolour only on the carved sections of the mausoleum

Carved by Te Rangihaeata (Ngati Toa) on the death of his mother Waitohi, the elder sister of Te Rauparaha, to house her remains.

Original sketch for lithograph with the same title in: Angas, G. F., The New Zealanders Illustrated, Plate 50, p.114

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Pencil and watercolour 182 x 309 mm

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Part of
[Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Sketchbook 1844] / [Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Bound pages from Sketchbook 1844]
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Pencil and watercolour 182 x 309 mm
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