Te Rangitopeora, a woman of mana of Ngāti Toa and Ngāti Raukawa, was one of five female signatories to the Treaty of Waitangi. This portrait by Gottfried Lindauer highlights her moko kauae (chin and mouth tattoo), a sign of her mana.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil on canvas by Gottfried Lindauer
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