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Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major Ropata [Rapata] Wahawaha, winner of the New Zealand Cross. He is seated and is wearing a waistcoat and jacket. He has a beard. The photograph is included on page 3 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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I believe the photograph is by Samuel Carnell 1871 - tho the cdv I hold is the card of JW Allen, Dunedin. Also painted by Lindauer.

- louise pether

Posted on 22-11-2018 03:38:32