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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Canoes of Whatdue, or Watieu. See Ellis's Voyage, vol I p.45 [April 1777]

Reference Number: A-264-007-1

Two Cook Islands canoes being paddled. One is an outrigger and the person paddling it wears a turban-like headdress. The outline of an island can be seen in the background.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to Atiu and Canoes and canoeing - Cook Islands.

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)Pencil on laid paper, 169 x 247 mm. Horizontal imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009332)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: title in ink.

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