Kōrero: Williams, Herbert William

Drawings of designs from the rafters of a Maori meeting house, by Herbert William Williams

Drawings of designs from the rafters of a Maori meeting house, by Herbert William Williams

Best known as a Maori linguist, Bishop Herbert William Williams was also very interested in Maori culture and tradition, and made these ink drawings for one of Augustus Hamilton's ethnological projects.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-331-f-025/027

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Bruce Biggs. 'Williams, Herbert William', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3w20/williams-herbert-william (accessed 2 August 2021)