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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :[Sandwich Islands. Two canoes. 1779]

Reference Number: A-264-047-2

At the top in watercolour a chief's cloak (ahu-ula) of red and yellow feathers, spread out to show its pattern. The central pencil drawing shows two figures paddling an outrigger canoe; the lower pencil drawing shows a single figure seated upright in an outrigger canoe

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Hawaii, Men, Hawaiian, Canoes and canoeing - Hawaii and Clothing and dress - Hawaii.

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 watercolour(s)Pencil & watercolour on laid paper, 256 x 180 mm. Vertical imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010539)

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