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[Webber, John] ca 1751-1793. :Drums Otaheite. Idols Sandwich Isles. Paddles. Altar. [After John Webber by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg. 1785?]

Reference Number: B-091-009

Sketches of 2 Tahitian drums, basket-work and feather god-figures of Hawaii and a Hawaiian altar. An axe and two paddles in the upper left corner may be Maori or Hawaiian.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Ink drawings, related to Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg, Pantomime, 1785 or a trip round the world Omai, John Webber, Hawaii, Tahiti, Hawaii - Religious life and customs, Implements, utensils, etc. - Hawaii, Cook, James, 1728-1779 - Voyages, 3rd, 1776-1779, Maori - Implements and Musical instruments - Tahiti.

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[Webber, John] ca 1751-1793. :Drums Otaheite. Idols Sandwich Isles. Paddles. Altar. [After John Webber by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg. 1785?], Reference Number B-091-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)9 watercolour & ink sketches on sheet, 305 x 190 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001562)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - Title and other figures. The word paddle is written beside both paddles.

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