Ellis, William Wade, d 1785 :Friendly Isles? [Between May and July 1777]

Ellis, William Wade, d 1785 :Friendly Isles? [Between May and July 1777]
A frontal portrait of one man, and a profile portrait of another. The figures have both short hair, light moutstaches and beards. The lower figure appears to be the same man whose portrait appears in A-263-016-2 (the other side of this sheet) Joppien / Smith number for this drawing is 3.78 Detailed catalogue prepared by the South Sea Library London, accompanies drawings in box A-264 Other Titles - Portraits of two men, Tonga Inscriptions: Recto - top right - title in ink. Also in pencil, 1.91 Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Ink and wash on laid paper, 291 x 177 mm Provenance: Astley family; sold 1974.
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1 drawing(s), Works of art, Wash drawings, Portraits, Ink and wash on laid paper, 291 x 177 mm, Orientation: Vertical image, Watermark: GR under a crown surrounded by wreaths in a circle
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