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John Savage

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'A New Zealand Deity,' or hei tiki, sketched by John Savage in 1805. The greenstone tiki was of course not a deity, but a precious ornament greatly valued as a tribal or personal heirloom John Savage, surgeon of a ship which called at the Bay of Islands for spars in 1805, drew 'Tiarrah, a Chief of the Bay of Islands.'


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