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Anaha Te Rahui

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  • Description
    Ānaha Te Rāhui, Ngāti Tarāwhai.
    Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), one huia feather adorning the hair, and shark tooth ear pendant.
  • Identifier
    PD-1951-1-11, 51/1.11
  • Collection area
  • Record richness
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Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    Anaha Te Rahui
  • Identifiers
    • 51/1.11  (Accession Number)
    • PD-1951-1-11  (Reference Number)
  • Signature/marks
    C.F. Goldie. Auckland NZ 1916  (Signature)
  • Description
    Ānaha Te Rāhui, Ngāti Tarāwhai. Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), one huia feather adorning the hair, and shark tooth ear pendant.
  • Collection
  • Physical description
    • 615 mm. x 510 mm. (sight)
    • 790 mm. x 685 mm. (frame)
  • Production
  • Medium
    Oil on canvas
  • Format
  • Subject
    • Te Rahui, Anaha Kepa, d. 1913  (General Subject)
    • Hei tiki  (Maori Subject)
    • Huia  (Maori Subject)
    • Ngati Tarawhai (New Zealand people)--Portraits  (General Subject)
    • Korowai  (Maori Subject)
    • Painting, New Zealand--20th century  (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. (1916) Ānaha Te Rāhui. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PD-1951-1-11.
  • Notes
    • Original frame.
    • Celebrated carver of Ngāti Tarāwhai, hapū of Te Arawa. One of those responsible for carving the pou in the meeting house "Rangi-tihi", Auckland Museum Collection. For more details see The people of many peaks: Maori biographies from the Dictionary of NZ biography. Vol 1, p.238-239.) see also Blackley 1997, p. 187.
    • On back of frame: Ana To Rahui, famous carver of the Arawa Tribe.
    • One of two portraits of Anaha Te Rahui by Goldie. see PD-1951-1-12.
    • 1947 estate valuation £80

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