Gottfried Lindauer

Kamariera Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa

Kamariera Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa by Gottfried Lindauer

Artwork Detail

Born in 1823 Kamariera Wharepapa was one of fourteen Māori who travelled to England aboard the ship Ida Ziegler under the sponsorship of Wesleyan missionary William Jenkins. While in England he was presented to Queen Victoria and married Elizabeth Reid, an English housemaid. The first of their five daughters was born on the return journey to New Zealand and the family settled in Maungakahia in 1864 where Elizabeth helped her husband lobby for a school, which was eventually built. He died in 1920 at his birthplace Mangakahia.

Kamariera Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa
Gottfried Lindauer
Production date
oil on canvas
830 x 717 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
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New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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