Watercolour of Te Kuha, 1864. Te Kuha was a Maori chief in New Zealand. This portrait was painted by Lieutenant Horatio Robley, who served with the 68th Light Infantry in New Zealand during the Second Maori War, 1864-1866. After the Battle of Te Ranga, the defeated Maori tribes began to surrender. Before the 68th Light Infantry sailed for home in March 1866, Horatio Robley spent as much time as he could with the Maoris living with them and sketching and studying their way of life, their art…

Watercolour of Te Kuha, 1864. Te Kuha was a Maori chief in New Zealand. This portrait was painted by Lieutenant Horatio Robley, who served with the 68th Light Infantry in New Zealand during the Second Maori War, 1864-1866. After the Battle of Te Ranga, the defeated Maori tribes began to surrender. Before the 68th Light Infantry sailed for home in March 1866, Horatio Robley spent as much time as he could with the Maoris living with them and sketching and studying their way of life, their art…

Major-General Sir Horatio Gordon Robley 1840-1930    Tomika Te Mutu 1866  WATERCOLOUR

Major-General Sir Horatio Gordon Robley 1840-1930 Tomika Te Mutu 1866 WATERCOLOUR

King Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero, by Gottfried Lindauer

King Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero, by Gottfried Lindauer

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