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Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771 :The head of a native of Otaheite, with the face curiously tataow'd; and the wry manner of defying their enemies as practis'd by the people of that & the neighbouring islands. S. Parkinson del. R. B. Godfrey sc. London, 1784.

Reference Number: PUBL-0037-07

Head and shoulders portraits of two Tahitian men, both wearing woven garments. The man on the left has tattoo showing on his right jaw and lower cheek; the one on the right has his mouth drawn down to one side and up on the other, so that it appears diagonal.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Portraits, related to Richard Bernard Godfrey, Sydney Parkinson, Tahiti, Men, Tahitian, Tahiti - Social life and customs, Clothing and dress - Tahiti and Cook, James 1728-1779 - Voyages, 1st, 1768-1771.

Part of:
Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771 :A journal of a voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's ship, 'The Endeavour'. Faithfully transcribed from the papers of the late Sydney Parkinson. London; Printed for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry, and James Phillips, in t, Reference Number PUBL-0037 (8 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-coloured, 225 x 275 mm. Single art work

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