The New Zealanders

Author George French Angas British

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George French Angas combined his artistic background with an anthropologist's skills of observation in sensitively recording traditional Maori life during the mid-nineteenth century. The album features expressive portraits of Maori leaders and valuable representations of daily life and material culture.

Illustrated: plate 30, "Whatas or Patukas" (Storehouse for Food)

The New Zealanders, George French Angas (British, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1822–1886 London), Illustrated book, London: T. McLean, 1847

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