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Lithograph depicting Te Whiti and Tītokowaru discussing the question, 'what is peace?'. Both men are represented in a Greek style. Te Whiti is wearing a cloak and hat and is holding a taiaha. Tītokowaru is wearing a chequered blanket and is holding a tewhatewha. His hat is resting against his seat. Both men are bent over a small table and are gesturing with one hand. On the left of the image a statue of Captain Cook is camouflaged in a tree, possibly a rata. Another tree, also possibly a rata, is visible on the right of the image. Vegetation including ferns is depicted in the foreground and middleground. Mount Taranaki dominates the background.
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