Kōrero: Northland region

Māori chiefs in Sydney

Māori chiefs in Sydney

Following the establishment of a penal colony in New South Wales in 1788, Māori became involved in timber and flax trading ventures, and some visited Sydney. This 1823 aquatint shows cloaked Māori chiefs standing in the garden of Sydney hospital.

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National Library of Australia, Rex Nan Kivell Collection
Reference: NK259/B
Aquatint in sepia by Robert Havell

Permission of the National Library of Australia must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - First Māori–European encounters', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/7570/maori-chiefs-in-sydney (accessed 21 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015