The British and Foreign Bible Society was an interdenominational organisation active in mid-19th century New Zealand. This print from the 1850s shows New Testaments donated by the society being distributed to Taranaki Māori in 1842. The baskets of kumara in the foreground may be gifts offered in exchange.
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Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.