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Aotea, Queen, Second wife of King Tawhiao

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Paul Paora Tuhaere, Chief Orakie / Queen Aotea, Second Wife of King Tawhiao , 1880s

 Item — Box: Oversize 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: Bust-length portrait of Paul Paora Tuhaere, a Maori Chief in Auckland, New Zealand. Portrait shows the chief wearing Western-style suit with white bibbed shirt and bow tie. He has a short white beard and mustache, and his tribal facial tattoos can be seen clearly.On the reverse is a portrait of Queen Aotea. She has short, dark, hair, and wears a traditional cloak with frilled collar and a feather in her hair. She has facial tattoos on her chin.Both images are signed...
Dates: 1880s