Story: Māori overseas

A group of Māori visitors

A group of Māori visitors

This wood engraving of a group of Māori visiting England was published in the Illustrated London News in 1863. The Māori chief Wharepapa is in the back row, in profile facing left. William Jenkins, the organiser of the visit, is also in the back row, in profile facing right.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0033-1863-68

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Carl Walrond, 'Māori overseas - 18th- and 19th-century travellers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005