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Peeping Patara

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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, and shark tooth ear pendant.
  • Other Number
    PD-1951-1-8, 51/1.8
  • Collection area
  • Record richness
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Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    Peeping Patara
  • Identifiers
    • 51/1.8  (Accession Number)
    • PD-1951-1-8  (Reference Number)
  • Signature/marks
    C.F. Goldie. 1914  (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, and shark tooth ear pendant.
  • Collection
  • Part of
  • Physical description
    • 610 mm. x 510 mm. (sight)
    • 850 mm. x 750 mm. (frame)
  • Production
  • Medium
    Oil on canvas
  • Format
  • Subject
  • Availability
    • For cultural reasons, copying or reproducing this item requires specific permission. Please contact us for more information.  (Copyright)
  • Citation
    Goldie, C. F. (1914) Peeping Patara. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PD-1951-1-8.
  • Notes
    • Original frame.
    • Wiremu Pātara Te Tuhi, 1823-1910. Ngati Mahuta. Son of Paratene Maioha, closely related to King Tawhiao whom he accompanied on a visit to England in 1884. Editor of "Te Hokioi" (1861-1863) which was established to foster interest in the King Movement. See also Blackley (1997) pp. 188-90.
    • First shown at Auckland Society of Arts exhibition 1914. Original title 'Peeping Patara'. Price £73 s10. One of two portraits of Parata Te Tuhi by Goldie. see PD-1951-1-7. 1947 estate valuation of £30.

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