[Webber, John], 1757-1793 :Homme des Iles des Amis. Imp B Jollivet. T[ome] 4. pl[ate] 43. Pag 269.

[Webber, John], 1757-1793 :Homme des Iles des Amis. Imp B Jollivet. T[ome] 4. pl[ate] 43. Pag 269.
Date
1777 - 1838
By
Webber, John, 1751-1793; Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, Jacques, 1757-1810; B. Jollivet (Firm)
Ref
A-384-061
Description
Shows a full length portrait of a man wearing a fan-shaped headdress, two string of beads around the neck and a cloth skirt secured at the waist with a belt from which feathers or leaves are suspended. Image is adapted from Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, from a head and shoulders portrait by John Webber, "Poulaho, king of the Friendly Islands, [1777]", published in 1784. Hand colouring may be twentieth century; other examples of this publication exist in black & white. Other Titles - Man of the Friendly Islands, Tonga; Volume; Page. Extended Title - From Pierre Sylvain Marechal "Costumes civils de tous les peuples", avec une notice historique sur les moeurs, usages... de chaque peuple, 3rd edition, Guincamp; B Jollivet, 1837-1838. Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Imp B Jollivet Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Handcoloured engraving on sheet 186 x 120 mm.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Ethnographic illustrations, Handcoloured engraving on sheet 186 x 120 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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