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"Major Pokiha (Fox) and his wife"

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Copy of original portrait of Te Arawa Ngati Pikiao leader Te Pokiha Taranui and Te Rangipaoa (aka Hemaima Rewiri), his wife. Each dressed in light-toned cotton shirts, the couple appear in a wharenui beneath kowhaiwhai heke. Pokiha wears a kahu kurī and Ngarangikaki wears a kahu waero. Both Te Pokiha and Ngarangikaki hold mere pounamu in their r...

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  • Title

    "Major Pokiha (Fox) and his wife"

  • Maker

    William Francis Robert Gordon

  • Date made

    Circa 1900

  • Subject

    Family, Group, Portraits, Māori, New Zealand Wars, War, Taranaki Wars, Documentary Artifact, Communication Artifacts, New Zealand, Taranaki, New Plymouth

  • Additional information

    Silver gelatin print, Photographic Print

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