Story: Te Rangitopeora

Te Rangitopeora by Gottfried Lindauer

Te Rangitopeora by Gottfried Lindauer

Gottfried Lindauer's portrait of Te Rangitopeora is based on a photograph by E.S. Richards of Wellington. Her moko kauae (chin and mouth tattoo) and multiple ornaments signify her mana.

Using this item

Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 1915/2/53
by Gottfried Lindauer

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How to cite this page:

Teremoana Sparks and W. H. Oliver. 'Te Rangitopeora', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated April, 2012. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1t103/topeora-rangi-te-kuini (accessed 14 June 2024)