HEAPHY, Charles;

Te Wharepōuri

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1845
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper
245 x 170mm (image); 520 x 405mm (frame)

Original title: ‘Warepori or “Dark house”’. 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 Wharepōuri, of Te Āti Awa, is available on Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

Provenance

1998–
Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased December 1998

–1998
Unknown

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