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Webber, John 1751-1793 :Boats of the Friendly Islands. J. Webber R. A. fecit. London, publ April 1 1809 by Boydell & Comp.y No. 90 Cheapside.

Reference Number: PUBL-0018-01

A canoe with outrigger and sail, rowed by three men, with another man and a woman seated on the outrigger, on the left, with a bush-clad island dotted with palm trees beyond them. A much larger double canoe with sail and large superstructure and at least 12 occupants in the middle ground and a small canoe rowed by three people to the right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images, Portraits and Aquatints, related to Tonga, Women, Tongan, Canoes and canoeing - Tonga and Men, Tongan.

Part of:
Webber, John 1751-1793 :Views in the South Seas from drawings by the late James [i. e. John] Webber, draftsman on board the Resolution, Captain James Cooke [i. e. Cook], from the years 1776 to 1780. London, Boydell, 1808 [i. e. 1809], Reference Number PUBL-0018 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Aquatint, hand-coloured 289 x 418 mm (image), 326 x 447 mm (plate mark) on sheet 425 x 538 mm. Horizontal imageArt works

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