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  • Other titles
    Tu'i Tonga, Tu'i Ha'atakalaua, Tu'i Kanokupolu (given name)
  • Description
    Three varnished wooden discs, each painted with an abstract portrait in white acrylic. Each portrait represents and is titled after one of the three Tongan royal lines - Tu’i Tonga, Tu’i Ha’atakalaua and Tu’i Kanokupolu. The portraits are inspired by abstract figures found on decorated Tongan pōvai or clubs.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    56762, 2015.33.1
  • Accession number
    2015.33.1
  • Accession date
    3 June 2015
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
Triptych; 2015.33.1
Triptych; 2015.33.1

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