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Allee Same Te Pakeha (A Good Joke) – Te Aho Te Rangi Wharepu (1811–1910) in European Costume

Photo credit: Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

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Te Aho Rangi Wharepu was a veteran of the Battle of Rangiriri (1863) and chief of the Ngati Mahuta tribe. He had a substantial reputation as a canoe carver and tattoo specialist. He was also an authority on Maori mythology and history.

The original painting that this chromolithograph is taken from is in the collection of Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand.

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum



Allee Same Te Pakeha (A Good Joke) – Te Aho Te Rangi Wharepu (1811–1910) in European Costume




chromolithograph on paper


H 38.5 x W 30.5 cm

Accession number

BORGM 00898

Acquisition method

bequeathed by Mrs Beulah Burton, 1921

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