15 Jul 2010

Te Papa buys the 1785 painting of Poedua

From Nine To Noon, 9:29 am on 15 July 2010

Te Papa has purchased the 1785 painting of Poetua, daughter of Oreo, chief of Ulaietea, one of the Society Isles, by John Webber (1751-1793) for 1.12 million euros. The acting CEO of Te Papa, Michelle Hippolite, joins us to discuss the purchase.