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Piron, d after 1795 :Double pirogue des Iles des Amis / Piron del., Copia sculp., Dien scripsit. No. 28 [1800]

Reference Number: B-112-011

Shows a group of island men and women with one European man aboard a vessel with two hulls joined by a platform on which is erected a wooden frame allowing sitting above and beneath. The vessel has a trangular woven sail. There is an island close in the left background and a canoe and sailing boat in the right background.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, Engravings and Ethnographic images, related to Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni Entrecasteaux, Jacques Louis Copia, Piron d after 1795, Tonga, Women, Tongan, Tonga - Social life and customs, Clothing and dress - Tonga, Canoes and canoeing - Tonga and Men, Tongan.

Part of:
Piron, d after 1795 :Double pirogue des Iles des Amis / Piron del., Copia sculp., Dien scripsit. No. 28 [1800], Reference Number B-112-011 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving, b&w 248 x 404 mm, on plate 303 x 448 mm, on sheet cropped to 309 x 467 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Date taken from the Library's copy of this volume, but there may also have been a 1797 edition from which this loose copy may have come.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-008736)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Atlas du voyage a la recherche de la Perouse

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