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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Oammo [1777]

Reference Number: A-264-023-2

Full face head and shoulders portrait of Amo, the Ara nui of Papara, Tahiti, husband of Oberea. He is shown with a small beard and a scarf-like garment draped around his neck

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works and Portraits, related to d Amo, 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 on laid paper, 189 x 209 mm. Horizontal 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-010251)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: 'Oammo' in ink. Also repeated in pencil above the subject's head, and in the top right corner, the pencilled numbers 1.145, a reference to Ellis' published account of the voyage (1782)

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