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Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa, a Chieftan of the Ngapuhi Tribe

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  • Description
    Kamariera Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa, Ngāpuhi.
    Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), a huia feather adorning the hair, and kuru (greenstone ear pendant) one in each ear.
  • Identifier
    PD-1951-1-3, 51/1.3
  • Collection area
  • Record richness
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Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa, a Chieftan of the Ngapuhi Tribe
  • Identifiers
    • 51/1.3  (Accession Number)
    • PD-1951-1-3  (Reference Number)
  • Signature/marks
    C.F. Goldie. Auckland NZ 1907  (Signature)
  • Description
    Kamariera Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa, Ngāpuhi. Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), a huia feather adorning the hair, and kuru (greenstone ear pendant) one in each ear.
  • Collection
  • Physical description
    760 mm. x 640 mm.
  • Production
  • Medium
    Oil on canvas
  • Format
  • Subject
    • Huia  (Maori Subject)
    • Hei tiki  (Maori Subject)
    • Maori (New Zealand people)--Portraits  (General Subject)
    • Kuru pounamu  (Maori Subject)
    • Te Hau-Takiri Kamariera Wharepapa  (General Subject)
    • Nga Puhi (New Zealand people)  (General Subject)
    • Korowai  (Maori Subject)
  • Availability
    • For cultural reasons, copying or reproducing this item requires specific permission. Please contact us for more information.  (Copyright)
  • Citation
    Goldie, C. F. (1907) Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa, a Chieftan of the Ngāpuhi Tribe. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PD-1951-1-3.
  • Notes
    • Original frame.
    • Ngāpuhi.
    • Undated clipping in Goldie manuscript MS-438 (8) p.2 has photo of Wharepapa and bio which paraphrases James Cowan's writing. (see Blackley 1997, pp. 187 and 189). Photo credited to F. Dickeson.
    • 1947 estate valuation £160.
    • One of two portraits of Kamariera Wharepapa by Goldie. see PD-1951-1-2.

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