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Pearson :Natives fishing. Pearson sc. [London, Hurst & Blackett, 1867)

Reference Number: PUBL-0123-217

Penryn Islanders pursuing flying fish in their lagoon by beating palm leaves on the surface of the water. The fish are being encouraged to leap into a net held by the closest Cook Islander, who is half hidden under the water.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Wood engravings, related to Penrhyn, Fishing - Cook Islands, Lagoons - Cook Islands and Palms.

Part of:
Lamont, E. H. :Wild life among the Pacific Islanders. London, Hurst and Blackett, 1867, Reference Number PUBL-0123 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 103 x 167 mm. Single art work

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