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Webber, John, 1751-1793 :A man of the Sandwich Islands dancing. J. Webber del. C. Grignion sculp. [London, 1784]

Reference Number: C-131-062

A scene in Hawaii in 1778. A man with tattooed legs and arms is holding a circular feather-edged shield in his right hand. Around his neck is seaweed and he has dog's teeth leggings attached below his knees. He is dancing. In the background is part of a house, with a low stone wall and a banana palm.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to John Webber, Charles Grignion, Hawaii, Tattooing - Hawaii, Dwellings - Hawaii, Dance - Hawaii, Clothing and dress - Hawaii and Cook, James, 1728-1779 - Voyages, 3rd, 1776-1779.

Part of:
Webber, John 1751-1793 :[Plates illustrating Captain Cook's third voyage / J. Webber delt, various hands engraved. London, 1784], Reference Number C-131 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving on cream wove paper, 296 x 208 mm. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005711)

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