Tomika Te Mutu, from Bay of Plenty, oil painting by Gottfried Lindauer (c1880)

Tomika Te Mutu, from Bay of Plenty, oil painting by Gottfried Lindauer (c1880)

Moko, Maori, Painting by Gottfried Lindauer of Maori chief Tukukino, late nineteenth century. Tukukino is wearing the dried skin and beak of the huia bird, now extinct.    "The universality of tattooing is a curious subject for speculation."  —Captain James Cook

Moko, Maori, Painting by Gottfried Lindauer of Maori chief Tukukino, late nineteenth century. Tukukino is wearing the dried skin and beak of the huia bird, now extinct. "The universality of tattooing is a curious subject for speculation." —Captain James Cook

Mrs Sarah Rutherford, oil on canvas painting, by G Lindauer. (1876) Auckland Art Gallery.

Mrs Sarah Rutherford, oil on canvas painting, by G Lindauer. (1876) Auckland Art Gallery.

Te Paea Hinerangi (Guide Sophia) oil on canvas painting, by G. Lindauer. (1896) Auckland Art Gallery.

Te Paea Hinerangi (Guide Sophia) oil on canvas painting, by G. Lindauer. (1896) Auckland Art Gallery.

Portrait of Ngairo Rakai Hikuroa, painted by Gottfried Lindauer (1839–1926), an artist of Czech descent who settled in New Zealand in 1873.    Source: Pitt Rivers Museum Body Arts | Portrait of Ngairo Rakai Hikuroa

Portrait of Ngairo Rakai Hikuroa, painted by Gottfried Lindauer (1839–1926), an artist of Czech descent who settled in New Zealand in 1873. Source: Pitt Rivers Museum Body Arts | Portrait of Ngairo Rakai Hikuroa

The postcard came from New Zealand  Maori Warrior, Renata Kawepo Tama-K-Hikarangi by Gottfried Lindauer (1839-1926)

The postcard came from New Zealand Maori Warrior, Renata Kawepo Tama-K-Hikarangi by Gottfried Lindauer (1839-1926)

King Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero, by Gottfried Lindauer

King Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero, by Gottfried Lindauer

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