New Zealand lithograph – Maori Chief Te Rangihaieta, by Barraud 1877
Lithograph of a Maori chief, titled ‘Rangihaieta’ (now spelt Rangihaeata), depicting the standing holding a taiaha spear with feather decoration, dressed in a full-length koworai feather cloak, a large hei-Tiki worn at his neck.
From Barraud’s ‘New Zealand Graphic and Descriptive’,
published in London by Sampson Low Marston in 1877.
Image area (for mount) 32x19cm
Condition: good, recently conserved, the edges of sheet with some wear & minor small tears, but nothing penetrating the mount / image area.
note: still part of the complete page, with ‘TE PUNI’ the companion print next to it on the same sheet; can be separated to mount & frame, but would then lose the lithographer’s name along the central base.