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Bent, Thomas, 1833?-1887 :Cooks Bay - Eimeo near Otahiti. [1857-1858].

Reference Number: A-282-023

Shows a view of a bay with a small wooded island in it. In the centre is a sailing ship (the Iris) with its sails furled. Beyond the ship are two triangular-sailed boats or a double-hulled sailboat. In the left foreground is a canoe containing about seven rowers. In the immediate left foreground at far left are two palm trees on the shore, and other palms are grouped on a low headland at the right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Iris HMS (Ship), Tahiti, Coconut palm - Tahiti, Tahiti - Description and travel, Beaches - Tahiti, Ships - Tahiti and Canoes and canoeing - Tahiti.

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, 197 x 285 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: ColourIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007176)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Mount recto - beneath image: [Title] 16 [encircled]

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