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The New Zealanders

George French Angas (British, 1822–1886)
London: T. McLean, 1847
Illustrated book
H: 22 1/8 in. ( 56 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchased with income from the Jacob S. Rogers Fund
Accession Number:
916.3 An4 F
Not on view
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)

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