GILFILLAN, John Alexander;

Interior of a Native Village or Pā, in New Zealand

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Hand-coloured lithograph on paper
450 x 610mm

Original title: ‘Interior of a native village or “pa”, in New Zealand, situated near the Town of Petre, at Wanganui, one of The New Zealand Company’s settlements in Cook’s Straits, Northern Island. The figures in the foreground are all portraits, and the original picture (now in London) was painted on the spot [etc.].’ Lithographed by Edmund Walker of Day and Son, London.

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Exhibition History

Te Huringa/Turning Points: Pākehā Colonisation and Māori Empowerment, Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua, Whanganui, 8 April to 16 July 2006 (toured)


Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased October 1996


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