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A Noble Northern Chief: Atama Paparangi

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  • Description
    Atama Paparangi, Te Rarawa.
    Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), one huia feather adorning the hair, and kuru (greenstone ear pendant) in each ear.
  • Identifier
    51/1.5, PD-1951-1-5
  • Collection area
  • Record richness
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Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    A Noble Northern Chief: Atama Paparangi
  • Identifiers
    • 51/1.5  (Accession Number)
    • PD-1951-1-5  (Reference Number)
  • Signature/marks
    C.F. Goldie. 1912  (Signature)
  • Description
    Atama Paparangi, Te Rarawa. Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), one huia feather adorning the hair, and kuru (greenstone ear pendant) in each ear.
  • Collection
  • Physical description
    • 850 mm. x 750 mm. (frame)
    • 760 mm. x 640 mm. (sight)
  • Production
  • Medium
    Oil on canvas
  • Format
  • Subject
    • Maori (New Zealand people)--Portraits  (General Subject)
    • Hei tiki  (Maori Subject)
    • Painting, New Zealand--20th century  (General Subject)
    • Atama Paparangi  (General Subject)
    • Korowai  (Maori Subject)
    • Huia  (Maori Subject)
    • Kuru pounamu  (Maori Subject)
  • Availability
    • For cultural reasons, copying or reproducing this item requires specific permission. Please contact us for more information.  (Copyright)
    • Access by appointment  (Access Notes)
  • Citation
    Goldie, C. F. (1912) A Noble Northern Chief: Atama Paparangi. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PD-1951-1-5.
  • Notes
    • Original frame.
    • See Blackley (1997) pp. 187-88.
    • First shown at Auckland Society of Arts exhibition 1912. Price £84. 1947 estate valuation £160.

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