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Artist unknown :Isole Taiti. Gl'indigeni coltivono la canna del zucchero. [1838-43].

Reference Number: A-318-045

Shows several workers, concentrating on one in the centre foreground, dressed only in a loin-cloth, using a pole to cultivate among plants in a sugar plantation. A little further off to the left, two workers work among the canes. In the middle distance at right, one worker of a group of three shoulders a bundle of canes. There are two European-style dwellings behind. These may be the buildings of the sugarworks of Mr Bicknell, noted in the French text (vol. 2, page 307) as having established a sugarworks on Ta-One point.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Ethnographic images, related to Danvin 1830s, Chollet, Mr Bicknell, Tahiti, Men, Tahitian, Sugarcane - Tahiti, Agriculture - Tahiti and Clothing and dress - Tahiti.

Part of:
Various artists :[66 engravings, black and white, of Oceanian subjects, including Tahiti, Marquesas, Tonga, Pitcairn, Vanuatu, and Polynesia in general. 1838-43]., Reference Number A-318-001/064 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s) extracted from book.Engraving, black and white, on paper, 141 x 216 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010075)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: 160

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