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Hodges, William, 1744-1797 :Afia-too-ca ; a burying place in the Isle of Amsterdam / drawn from nature by W. Hodges ; engrav'd by W. Byrne. - London ; Strahan, 1777.

Reference Number: C-051-022

View into a clearing in Tongatapu, with palm trees and other vegetation. A Tongan man is carrying fruit tied to a stick, on the left. Two people are seated near an open-sided dwelling, centre and right. In the distance is the building used for burials. The scene was recorded during the visit by Captain Cook, 1773-1774

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to William Byrne, William Hodges, Tongatapu, Funeral rites and ceremonies - Tonga, Dwellings - Tonga, Cook, James 1728-1779 - Voyages, 2nd, 1772-1775 and Men, Tongan.

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Hodges, William, 1744-1797 :Afia-too-ca ; a burying place in the Isle of Amsterdam / drawn from nature by W. Hodges ; engrav'd by W. Byrne. - London ; Strahan, 1777., Reference Number C-051-022 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-col., 262 x 407 mm on sheet 330 x 480 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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