Manuscript, Treaty at Pā Whakiro (sic) Whakairo 20 July 1863

Robley, Horatio Gordon
Production date
20 Jul 1863
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
One of two key/indexes to the watercolour titled: Treaty at Pā Whakairo 20 July 1863. This index lists several of the people shown in the painting: 1) Donald McLean, 2) Chief Porokuru, 3) Te Hāpuku, 4) Tārehā Te Moananui, 5) Chief Whare. The index also indicates: 6) flour mill, 7) posts cut with resemblance to heads (tupuna), 8) pots containing preserved birds for the guests, 9) lady visitors, 10) Māori women, 11) a hut (whare), 12) effigy of a chief with tewhatewha. In total, there are 60 figures.
Production date
20 Jul 1863
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Ink on paper
Height x Width: 258 x 390mm
drawn by H.G. Robley, Signature, Handwritten
20 July 1863, Date of Creation, Handwritten
this size is 9/11 2/3 of Picture, Inscription
from photograph Treaty at the Pa Whakairo 20 July 1863 Index/ (1) Donald McLean (2) Chief
Porokura,/ (3) Hapuka (4) Te Moana-nui/ (5) Chief's Wharre (6) Flour Mill (7) Posts cut to resemblance to heads (8) Pots of preserved birds for guests (9) Lady visitors (10) Maori women (11) a hut/ (12) Effigy/ of a chief/ with Tewhatewha/ The Meeting , an orator, &c, Inscription
MMC801, Old Collection Information
Note - finished indexwill be full size outlines- 60 figures, Inscription
Classification terms
Subject period
Subject date
20 Jul 1863
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 41/231
Credit line
gifted by Lady Florence Maclean
Other number(s)
41/231, MMC801, 6460
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