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Patara Te Tuhi, an Old Warrior

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  • Description
    Wiremu Pātara Te Tuhi, Ngāti Mahuta.
    Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), kuru (greenstone ear pendant) in one ear, shark tooth ear pendant, and tokotoko (carved wooden genealogy stick).
  • Identifier
    51/1.7, PD-1951-1-7
  • Collection area
  • Record richness
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Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    Patara Te Tuhi, an Old Warrior
  • Identifiers
    • 51/1.7  (Accession Number)
    • PD-1951-1-7  (Reference Number)
  • Signature/marks
    C.F. Goldie. Auckland 1901  (Signature)
  • Description
    Wiremu Pātara Te Tuhi, Ngāti Mahuta. Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), kuru (greenstone ear pendant) in one ear, shark tooth ear pendant, and tokotoko (carved wooden genealogy stick).
  • Collection
  • Physical description
    • 850 mm. x 750 mm. (frame)
    • 765 mm. x 635 mm. (sight)
  • Production
  • Medium
    Oil on canvas
  • Format
  • Subject
    • Hei tiki  (Maori Subject)
    • Tokotoko  (Maori Subject)
    • Painting, New Zealand--20th century  (General Subject)
    • Maori (New Zealand people)--Portraits  (General Subject)
    • Kuru pounamu  (Maori Subject)
    • Korowai  (Maori Subject)
    • Patara Te Tuhi, 1823-1910  (General 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. (1901) Pātara Te Tuhi, an Old Warrior. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PD-1951-1-7.
  • Notes
    • Original frame.
    • Wiremu Pātara Te Tuhi (b? 1822 - 1910) was from the Ngāti Mahuta of Tainui. Pātara advocated for armed resistance to colonial rule, editing the Kingitanga pamphlet Te Hikioi and engaging in military actions in Waikato in the 1860s. After the end of armed conflict in 1864 Pātara joined King Tawhiao in exile in Ngāti Maniapoto territory, accompanying him to England in 1884 to petition Queen Victoria. Te Ara biography. See also Blackley (1997) pp. 188-90.
    • First shown at Auckland Society of Arts exhibition 1901. No list price. One of two portraits of Pātara Te Tuhi by Goldie in the collection. see PD-1951-1-8.
    • 1947 estate valuation £200

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