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Ellis, William Webb d 1785 :New Zealand warrior. [February 1777 or later]

Reference Number: A-264-002

A naked Maori male, viewed from behind, brandishing a patu in his raised right hand. His hair is in a topknot, adorned with two feathers and he has a small beard and moustache. Some of his musculature has been outlined with dotted pen marks.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Drawings, related to Nudes, Men, Maori, Weapons, Maori and Maori - Clothing.

Part of:
Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :[A collection of drawings made by William Ellis on H.M.S. Discovery and Resolution during Captain Cook's third voyage to the Pacific 1776-1780], Reference Number A-264-001/049 (28 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil with touches of ink on laid paper 295 x 181 mm. Vertical imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002434)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: title in ink

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