C1887

Heke and His Wife.

Scarce engraving of the famous Maori warrior Hon Heke and his wife, Hariata, Hone Heke is considered the principal instigator of the Flagstaff War in 1845–46. References: Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 12842. Collections: National … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Heke and His Wife.

Date:

C1887

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

120mm 
x 150mm
AUTHENTICITY
Heke and His Wife. - Antique Print from 1887

Genuine antique
dated:

1887

Description:

Scarce engraving of the famous Maori warrior Hon Heke and his wife, Hariata, Hone Heke is considered the principal instigator of the Flagstaff War in 1845–46.

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976 12842.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2266945
State Library New South Wales: Call Numbers:TQ076098
State Library Victoria: SLT 919.4 C27
State Library South Australia: 919.4 C344

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836 - 1917)

was an English engraver of natural history subjects who worked for Benjamin Fawcett after completing his apprenticeship with him. Fawcett was one of the finest English nineteenth century wood engravers and colour printers.

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