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Bust portrait of Ngati Watson, also known as Ngati Watene or Nga Tikumu Te Marewa A Uru Te Aowhariua. Watson is wearing a green scarf over her hair with white feathers. She has moko on her chin. Watson is turned slightly to the side. The portrait has a dark background that merges with the dark clothing she is wearing.
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I remember this lovely woman when I lived in Waitara. She was a very gentle person with a kind face. Mrs Watson as I knew her, was always dressed in a long black skirt and scarf.

- Rae

Posted on 18-07-2017 07:23:00