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The martyrdom of Kereopa and Manihera.

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  • Catalogue title
    The martyrdom of Kereopa and Manihera.
  • Identifiers
    • 95x3/178  (Accession Number)
    • Print A58(11)  (Reference Number)
  • Period
  • Physical description
    20.5 x 31 cm
  • Production
  • Medium
    Colour lithograph
  • Format
  • Subject
  • Associated material
    • Refer bibliography Number 54, page 112 on Te Manihera Poutama in "The people of many peaks, 1769 - 1869" New Zealand Collection Reference DU 402 for a description of the events depicted.
    • Reference to this print in "Portraits of the famous and infamous" General Reserve DU 402, page 219, which verifies Angas as the artist.
  • Availability
    • For cultural reasons, copying or reproducing this item requires specific permission. Please contact us for more information.  (Copyright)
    • See pictorial staff  (Access Notes)
  • Citation
    The martyrdom of Kereopa and Manihera.,[c1856],Print A58(11)
  • Notes
    • Print published in "Illustrations of missionary scenes, an offering to youth" Volume 1, page 14, plate 12 (verified in Ellis).
    • Ambush occurred in 1947 between Wairiki and Tokaanu, killing Manihera and Kereopa, who were missionaries for the Pai Mairire faith, as utu for tribal disputes.

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