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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Canoe of Otaheite. [1777]

Reference Number: A-264-029-1

A broadside view of a sailing canoe, with outriggers a mast and a sail attached. In the top right is the figure of a man, leaning forward, possibly intended to represent a rower

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, related to Tahiti and Canoes and canoeing - Tahiti.

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)Pen and ink, 185 x 295 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-010264)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: 'Canoe of Otaheite' in ink. Also number in pencil top right n.178

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