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Adrienne Kaeppler Research Visit to Tonga

19th June 2017

Adrienne Kaeppler with the Queen of Tonga, Her Majesty Nanasipau`u, researching a Tongan kupesi design board from the 1940s. It illustrates the tennis court from a group of kupesi that depict the sports field at Tupou College. Photo by Mary Fonua.


 


Adrienne Kaeppler with the Queen of Tonga, Her Majesty Nanasipau`u, researching a Tongan kupesi, design board, from the 1940s. It illustrates the tennis court from a group of kupesi that depict the sports field at Tupou College. Photo Mary Fonua


 

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