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Hinemoa, the Belle of the Kainga

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  • Description
    Hinemoa, Te Arawa.
    Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), two huia feathers adorning the hair, and a kuru (greenstone ear pendant).
  • Identifier
    PD-1951-1-14, 51/1.14
  • Collection area
  • Record richness
Uncaptioned
Uncaptioned

Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    Hinemoa, the Belle of the Kainga
  • Identifiers
    • 51/1.14  (Accession Number)
    • PD-1951-1-14  (Reference Number)
  • Signature/marks
    C.F. Goldie. 1913  (Signature)
  • Description
    Hinemoa, Te Arawa. Costume of korowai (Māori cloak), hei tiki (greenstone figural pendant), two huia feathers adorning the hair, and a kuru (greenstone ear pendant).
  • Collection
  • Physical description
    640 mm. x 545 mm.
  • Production
  • Medium
    Oil on canvas
  • Format
  • Subject
    • Maori (New Zealand people)--Portraits  (General Subject)
    • Huia  (Maori Subject)
    • Kuru pounamu  (Maori Subject)
    • Women, Maori  (General Subject)
    • Hei tiki  (Maori Subject)
    • Korowai  (Maori Subject)
    • Te Arawa (New Zealand people)  (General Subject)
    • Hinemoa  (General Subject)
  • Availability
    • For cultural reasons, copying or reproducing this item requires specific permission. Please contact us for more information.  (Copyright)
  • Citation
    Goldie, C. F. (1913) Hinemoa, the Belle of the Kainga. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PD-1951-1-14.
  • Notes
    • Original frame.
    • The model for Hinemoa identified in newspaper clippings in the Goldie Scrapbook, Vol 8, pp. 43 (full page image, uncaptioned) and p 49 (captioned as 'Shy Sisters').
    • Also identification with Goldie photograph catalogue no. PH-1976-4-10.
    • See also Blackley (1997) p. 189.
    • First exhibited in the Auckland Society of Arts Exhibition 1913 with title 'Hinemoa, the Belle of the Kainga'. Sale price £31 s10.
    • 1947 estate valuation £40

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