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Ellis, William Webb d 1785 :Sandw[ich] Isle. W. W. Ellis ad viv. delin. 1779

Reference Number: A-264-044-1

Head and shoulders three-quarters frontal portrait of a Hawaiian man. He has a moustache and small chin beard and a ridge of curly hair running down from the crown of his head. Possibly a portrait of Palea, a sub-chief under Kalani'opu'u (Cook's Terriaboo)

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Drawings, related to Hawaii and Men, Hawaiian.

Part of:
Ellis, William Webb d 1785 :[Profile view of Kauai and King George's Sound], Reference Number A-264-037 (4 digitised items)
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)Ink and wash, on laid paper 283 x 263 mm. Vertical imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010387)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: Sandw. Isle [in ink] with the number 2.88? in pencil below that. aAlso bottom right, in faint pencil 'W. W. Ellis ad viv. delin. 1779'

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