Artist unknown :Sir Joseph Banks preventing the assassination of Tubourai Tamaide's wife. [London?, ca 1800]
Reference Number: A-038-023
A dramatic moonlit view among palm trees of the Endeavour's butcher (Henry Jeffs) holding a curved knife and about to cut the throat of a Tahitian woman. Her husband, Tepau i Ahurai Tamaiti, is standing on the right, waving his arms, an axe at his feet. On the far right, Joseph Banks in full uniform is intervening, sword in hand, to prevent the attack.
1 image, categorised under Aquatints, related to Sir Joseph Banks, Henry Jeffs, Tepau i Ahurai Tamaiti, Tomio, Tahiti, Homicide, Tahitians and Cook, James 1728-1779 - Voyages, 1st, 1768-1771.
Artist unknown :Sir Joseph Banks preventing the assassination of Tubourai Tamaide's wife. [London?, ca 1800], Reference Number A-038-023 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Aquatint with slight hand-colouring, 149 x 102 mm on sheet 199 x 124 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work
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