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Māori kite sketches, Grey Collection, Auckland (2nd of 2)

Māori kite sketches, Grey Collection, Auckland

A significant section of the Grey Collection at Auckland Libraries comprises Māori manuscripts. These sketches of Māori kites were made by two Bay of Islands chiefs, Titiri and Tūī, when they visited England in the early 19th century. 

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: GNZ MMSS147

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How to cite this page:

Julia Millen, 'Libraries - Research libraries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/41634/maori-kite-sketches-grey-collection-auckland (accessed 24 October 2019)

Story by Julia Millen, published 22 Oct 2014