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Rooker, Michael Angelo, 1743-1801 :A representation of the attack on Captn. Wallis in the Dolphin, by the natives of Otaheite / Sparrow sculp. - London ; A Hogg [1784?]

Reference Number: A-111-039

The Dolphin close to hilly shores, with smoke from its guns on both sides, surrounded by many Tahitians in canoes. Some of the men in the canoes are standing, apparently hurling rocks at the ship. The canoe in the right foreground is a large ocean-going double-hulled canoe with a platform. A few men can also be seen on land

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1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Michael Angelo Rooker, Samuel Wallis, Dolphin HMS (Ship), Tahiti, Canoes and canoeing - Tahiti and Battles - Pacific.

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Rooker, Michael Angelo, 1743-1801 :A representation of the attack on Captn. Wallis in the Dolphin, by the natives of Otaheite / Sparrow sculp. - London ; A Hogg [1784?], Reference Number A-111-039 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving, b&w, 230 x 347 mm on sheet 237 x 363 mm. Single art work

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