Sketch of Te Whiti-o-Rongomai

Sketch of Te Whiti-o-Rongomai, made by W. F. R. Gordon during a hui at Parihaka in 1880.

Te Whiti requested that no likenesses be taken, but Gordon did not want to waste the opportunity, so, during the proceedings, sketched a likeness of the prophet on his shirtsleeve. He later re-drew this, filling in remembered details. It was said to be a good likeness.

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