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Bent, Thomas, 1833?-1887 :Guassup, Woodlark Island. July 27th 1858.

Reference Number: A-282-020

Shows a coastline seen from the water. There is a row of huts and beached canoes with ornate prows, under dense tropical vegetation on the water's edge. In the foreground is a row of densely packed British landing boats, all flying the Royal Ensign, and another rowboat nearer to the shore.The scene is in New Guinea.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Guasopa Harbour, Canoes and canoeing - Papua New Guinea, Harbours - Papua New Guinea, Dwellings - Papua New Guinea, Forests and forestry - Papua New Guinea and Papua New Guinea - Description and travel.

Part of:
Bent, Thomas, 1833?-1887 :[Fifteen watercolours mainly of Pacific views. 1857-1858]., Reference Number A-282-019/033 (15 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 220 x 285 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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