This 1972 painting by Ralph Hotere was inspired by a photograph taken in 1882, which showed a comet in the sky over Mt Taranaki, with Parihaka village in the foreground.
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Acrylic and ink on paper by Ralph Hotere
Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.