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Moko; or Maori Tattooing

[watercolour painting]

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The Head at the Archælogical Museum, Rome,
was drawn in 1900, and copy placed as
frontispiece in MOKO, then presented to
King Humbert—in March 1900. Queen Margharita accepted
a volume for her Library as the decoration
of Maori women was shown therein—
H.G. Robley

[Note added by NZETC as annotator:]

Description: A watercolour painting of a mokomokai by Robley.

This image is not available for public viewing as it depicts either mokamokai (preserved heads) or human remains. The reasons for non-display are detailed in the policy regarding display of images of mokamokai. If you would like to comment on this decision you can contact NZETC.

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