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[Artist unknown] :Just arrived, three astonishing wonders to be seen alive; two from the island of New Zealand ... - Leeds ; printed by Wm Hewitt [ca 1825. Lower half of poster]

Reference Number: B-032-012-2

Lower half of broadside advertisement for a travelling show, including the Porcupine Man (illustrated), a "New Zealand Wild Indian Cannibal" (Illustrated by engraving (8.1 x 7.4 cm) of American Indian brandishing Eastern-style bow and taiaha), and the head of Kahoorah (Kahura) who was drawn by Webber on Cook's 3rd voyage

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Posters, Portraits, Wood engravings and Advertising, related to William Hewitt, Leeds, Maori - England, Curiosities and wonders and Circus.

Part of:
[Artist unknown] :Just arrived, three astonishing wonders to be seen alive; two from the island of New Zealand ... - Leeds ; printed by Wm Hewitt [ca 1825], Reference Number B-032-012 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Letterpress with wood engraving, detail of poster of total dimensions 480 x 160 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: Negative 95401 shows whole item alongside another broadside; negative 81986 shows the whole poster; negative 81987 shows detail of the top half of this item; negative 81988 shows detail of the bottom half of this item

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