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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :A double canoe of Otaheite. [1777]

Reference Number: A-264-027-2

A broadside view of a double canoe, with a tall figurehead mounted on the stern. Six men are variously seated and standing in the canoe, with two rowing

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)Ink on laid paper, 185 x 250 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-010261)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: 'A double canoe of Otaheite' in ink. Also top right, 'Otaheite' in ink

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