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Webber, John, 1751-1793 :A view in Annamooka, one of the Friendly Isles. Drawn and Etch'd by J. Webber. Aquatinta by M. C. Prestel. London, Pub.d by J. Webber, 1787.

Reference Number: PUBL-0080-189

A thatched shelter in a clearing in Nomuka, Tonga. Inside the shelter, a seated woman is playing a nose flute, with a man seated on her left, a folded cloth on the ground beyond him. In front of the shelter a standing man is facing the group. To the left, a taro plant is growing, with a banana palm to the left of the shelter and a coconut palm behind it, as well as other larger trees. A small family group is in the middle distance on the right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Aquatints, related to M C Prestel, John Webber, Nomuka, Women, Tongan, Dwellings - Tonga, Musical instruments - Tonga, Taro, Bananas, Cook, James, 1728-1779 - Voyages, 3rd, 1776-1779, Men, Tongan and Coconut palm.

Part of:
Various artists :Plates to Cook's Voyages. Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Vol II. [London, various publishers, ca 1800], Reference Number PUBL-0080 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Aquatint, 255 x 402 mm (image), 296 x 432 mm (plate mark). Single art work

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