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[Wallis, Samuel] 1728-1795 :King George III Island. June 26 1767.

Reference Number: B-116-007

Explorer Samuel Wallis' ship surrounded by canoes at Tahiti. Shows the first European visit to Tahiti.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Samuel Wallis, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, Dolphin HMS (Ship), Tahiti, Society Islands (French Polynesia) - Discovery and exploration and Canoes and canoeing - Tahiti.

Part of:
[Wallis, Samuel] 1728-1795 :King George III Island. June 26 1767., Reference Number B-116-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink & wash 370 x 480 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: Tahiti was named King George III Island by Wallis, but reverted to its local name when Cook visited, two years later.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001318)

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