Gottfried Lindauer

Hori Kingi Te Anaua

Hori Kingi Te Anaua by Gottfried Lindauer

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Of Putiki Wharanui marae, near the mouth of the Wanganui River, Hori Kingi Te Anaua was a leader of the Ngati Ruaka people of Te Ati Haunui a Paparangi and signed the Treaty of Waitangi at Wanganui in 1840. He was baptised at Putiki on Christmas Day 1842 by missionary John Mason and took the name Hori Kingi or George King. Te Anaua is wearing a finely woven kahukiwi or kiwi-cloak, which is considered a highly valued taonga or heirloom.

Title
Hori Kingi Te Anaua
Artist/creator
Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
770 x 667 x 48 mm
Inscription
G. Lindauer (l.r.). (reverse) Chief Hori Kingi te Anau.
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/12
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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