Hand-coloured lithograph on paper
245 x 170mm (image); 520 x 405mm (frame)
Original title: ‘Epuni or “Greedy”’. One half of Plate I from Edward Jerningham Wakefield, Illustrations to “Adventure in New Zealand” (London: Smith, Elder and Company, 1845), titled The Two Head Chiefs of Port Nicholson. Lithography by Day and Haghe. Other lithographs from the series can be viewed here.
A biography of Te Puni-kōkopu, of Te Āti Awa, is available on Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
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Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased December 1998