John Nicol Crombie took this posed photograph of Ngāpuhi leader Eruera Maihi Patuone some time between 1856 and 1862. Crombie noted that when Hare Pōmare saw the photograph in London in 1863 he greeted the image of his uncle with a hongi.
Story: Patuone, Eruera Maihi
How to cite this page:
Angela Ballara. 'Patuone, Eruera Maihi', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated November, 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1p12/patuone-eruera-maihi (accessed 23 October 2020)