HEAPHY, Charles;

Te Hiko-o-te-rangi, the Son of Te Pēhi Kupe

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Hand-coloured lithograph on paper
245 x 170mm (image); 520 x 405mm (frame)

Original title: ‘Hiko, the Son of Te Pehi Kupe (Tupai Cupa)’. One half of Plate V from Edward Jerningham Wakefield, Illustrations to “Adventure in New Zealand” (London: Smith, Elder and Company, 1845). Lithography by Day and Haghe. Purportedly engraved by Thomas Allom. Other lithographs from the series can be viewed here.


A short biography of Te Hiko-o-te-rangi, of Ngāti Toa and Te Āti Awa, is available on NZHistory.

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Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased December 1998