Leaflet, He Inoinga ma te tangata e wakaaro atu ana ki te Iriiringa

Production date
Circa 1847
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A leaflet written by William Colenso titled: He Inoinga ma te tangata e wakaaro atu ana ki te Iriiringa. The one page leaflet printed on a letterpress contains a prayer of twenty-eight lines, and a list of chapter references for use of candidates for baptism. The text is written in Māori. In the text the letter w is used to represent wh, an offset letter b with the bottom cut open is used to represent the letter h, and small capitals are used frequently for capitals. The text begins: E Ihowa, te Kai-hanga i te ao, te Kai-wakaora i nga tangata katoa, tenei a hau te koropiko iho nei ki tou aroaro, nou hoki a hau.
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Media/Materials description
Printed in black ink on sheet of paper, one side only
Height x Width: 172 x 108mm
Subject date
Circa 1847
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [66160]
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