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Le Breton, Louis Auguste Marie, 1818-1866 :Pirogue double sous son hangard (Ile Vavao). Dessine par L. Le Breton. Lith.e par P. Blanchard. Paris. Gide Editeur. Lith de Thierry freres a Paris. [1846].

Reference Number: PUBL-0028-078

A close-up end-on view of a double-hulled Tongan canoe with a covered cabin inside a large curved thatched shelter. Two Tongan men are seated by a small fire in the foreground. There are baskets hanging on a rope in the shelter, a gaff or similar object for spearing large fish, hooked up on the right, and mats on the ground to the right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to Louis Auguste Marie Le Breton, A Gide, Henri Pierre Leon Pharamond Blanchard, Vava'u, Thatched buildings - Tonga, Fishing - Tonga, Material culture - Tonga, Tonga - Social life and customs and Canoes and canoeing - Tonga.

Part of:
Dumont d'Urville, Jules Sebastien Cesar, 1790-1842 :Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie ... 1838 - 1842. Atlas pittoresque. Paris, A. Gide, 1846., Reference Number PUBL-0028 (9 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, black and white, 210 x 310 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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