Story: Māori overseas

Cloaked Māori chiefs (2nd of 2)

Cloaked Māori chiefs

This detail shows three Māori chiefs in the foreground. In the right background are two Aborigines, distinguishable from the chiefs by their darker skin and their attire – they are clad only in loincloths.

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National Library of Australia, Rex Nan Kivell Collection
Reference: NK259/B
Aquatint in sepia by Robert Havell

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Māori overseas - 18th- and 19th-century travellers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 June 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005