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Webber, John, 1751-1793 :Tereoboo, king of Owyhee, bringing presents to Capt Cook. [1784]. J. Webber del. B T Pouncy sc. [London, 1784]

Reference Number: C-131-061

Shows a Hawaiian canoe with "crab-claw" and many oarsmen, carrying Kalaniopuu, the Hawaiian chief, to visit Captain Cook aboard the 'Resolution'. The main canoe, an outriger, is followed by two double-hulled canoes without sails, full of oarsmen, and one boat is carrying wrapped carved figures. The Hawaiian coastal hills can be seen in the right background.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Ethnographic images, related to Benjamin Thomas Pouncy, d Kalaniopuu, Hawaii, Hawaii - Social life and customs, Canoes and canoeing - Hawaii, Cook, James, 1728-1779 - Voyages, 3rd, 1776-1779 and Hawaii - Kings and rulers.

Part of:
Webber, John 1751-1793 :[Plates illustrating Captain Cook's third voyage / J. Webber delt, various hands engraved. London, 1784], Reference Number C-131 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving on cream wove paper, 255 x 396 mm. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-013158)

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