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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Taro plant, grows in water at Otaheite. [Between 1777 and 1779]

Reference Number: A-264-028

A taro plant growing

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Wash drawings, related to John Webber, Nomuka, Hawaii, Tahiti and Taro.

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)Ink and wash, 182 x 213 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-010262)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top left: 'Taro plant, grows in water at Otaheite' in ink. Also number in pencil top right 1.169

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