Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771 :The head of a chief of New Zealand, the face curiously tataow'd, or marked according to their manner. S. Parkinson del. T. Chambers sc. London, 1784. Plate XVI.
Head and shoulders portrait of a Maori man, his hair in a topknot with feathers and a bone comb, full facial moko, a greenstone earring, a tiki and a flax cloak. He has a small beard and a moustache.
Based on a wash drawing now in the British Library (Add MS 23920, folio 55)
Parkinson was the artist on Captain Cook's 1st voyage to New Zealand in 1769.
Other Titles - Tattooed
Extended Title - From: Parkinson, Sydney. A journal of a voyage to the South Seas. London, 1784, plate 16, opposite page 90.
Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).
Physical Description: Engraving, hand-coloured, 260 x 205 mm
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
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