[Webber, John], 1751-1793 :[Poulaho, king of the Friendly Islands, drinking kava. Plate] 80. G Gallina f[ecit. After John Webber. 1820-1850s?]

[Webber, John], 1751-1793 :[Poulaho, king of the Friendly Islands, drinking kava. Plate] 80. G Gallina f[ecit. After John Webber. 1820-1850s?]
Date
1784 - 1820 - 1859
By
Webber, John, 1751-1793; Gallina, Gallo, 1796-1874
Ref
A-340-055
Description

Shows a variation of Webber's image of a group of Tongans in a wall-less meeting house. All are seated cross-legged watching the two central figures. One sits surrounded by a small unfurled border /frieze, while the other figure is on all fours with head bowed towards the first figure.

Derived from an engraving by Webber on Cook's 3rd voyage in: Cook, J. A voyage to the Pacific Ocean. London. 1784. Pl. 20.

Another copy held at A-211-011

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Handcoloured aquatint, plate mark 197 x 288 mm, on sheet 244 x 340 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 aquatint, plate mark 197 x 288 mm, on sheet 244 x 340 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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