J F Robieson

Associated with Ethnology collections

James Frank Robieson was a New Zealander who forged only Maori objects. He lived in Rotorua as a young man and learned about Maori carving from elders and woodcarvers in the area. He moved to Britain in about 1920, making forgeries from raw materials he had brought with him.
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    Oceania: Polynesia: New Zealand
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1 item(s) from the New Zealand collection related to J F Robieson

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