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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Tohaw. [1777]

Reference Number: A-264-020-1

Half-length frontal drawing of a man. He is bearded, heavily built and middle-aged and wears his hair in a topknot. He is bare to the waist. Tohaw or Teto'ofa was a chief of Tahiti

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works and Portraits, related to Teto'ofa, Tahiti and Men, Tahitian.

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, 271 x 186 mm. Vertical imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010238)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: 'Tohaw' in ink, repeated in pencil above the subject's head.

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