Tinted Lithograph. From a series of sketches in New Zealand by Richard Aldworth Oliver, Commander R.N dated 1852.

Dedicated by permission to His Royal Highness Prince Albert. Lithographed and published by Dickinson Bros., publishers to the Queen, 114 New Bond Street. Plates signed Dickinson and co. lith. and Capt. Oliver delt. This plate is #2. Frame measures 420 mm x 550 mm.
Original text verso;
Eloquence is as much valued by these people as by more educated races. Upon this occasion, the Governor-in-chief (Sir George Grey) was addressed by Te Rangihaeta, who if not eloquent was highly energetic; his forte lay more in the field than the council, while Te Ranperaha was famous for his oratory. This scene took place at Waikeni, near Cook's Strait, in 1851.
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