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Ellis, William Webb d 1785 :Trading place at Anamokka or New Rotterdam Isles [May 1777]

Reference Number: A-264-008-1

Shows Cook's sailors bartering with Tongans in a coconut grove, with other trees and two thatched dwellings to the right. On the left, a sailor is looking through Cook's sextant, which is on top of a barrel. There is a stream with more coconut trees to the left. A Marine is standing in the centre of a group of seated Tongans guarding a hut assigned to Cook and his men.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Drawings, related to Nomuka, Sailors, Dwellings - Tonga, Sextants, Barter - Tonga, Barrels, Men, Tongan and Coconut palm.

Part of:
Ellis, William Webb d 1785 :Trading place at Anamokka ... [and] Amatafoa ... [Friendly Islands, Tonga, May 1777], Reference Number A-264-008 (1 digitised items)
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 192 x 310 mm. Horizontal imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-003090)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: title in ink, including the statement "See Ellis's Voyage vol., 1, p. 59."

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