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Artist unknown :Massacre at the Fejee Islands in Septr 1823. Dreadful situation of Capt Dillon and the two other survivors. C Ingrey, lithog, 310 Strand [1829].

Reference Number: PUBL-0177-1-front

Shows Captain Peter Dillon, Martin Bushart and William Wilson, on top of a small hillock in the left foreground, defending themselves against a group of Fijians. Other members of the ship's party are being killed or cooked near a fire at the extreme right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Book illustrations, Conjectural works and Lithographs, related to C Ingrey, Peter Dillon, Fiji, Massacres, Europeans - Fiji and Fiji - Description and travel.

Part of:
Dillon, Peter, 1788-1847 :Narrative and successful result of a voyage in the South Seas, performed by order of the Government of British India to ascertain the actual fate of La Perouse's expedition ... In two volumes. London,; Hurst, Chance & Co., 1829., Reference Number PUBL-0177 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, 157 x 229 mm, on page 225 x 273 mm (folded frontispiece). Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: According to Dillon's book, the incident took place on 6 September.

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