Parkinson, Sydney 1745-1771 :The head of a New Zealander, with a comb in his hair, an ornament of green stone in his ear, and another of fish's tooth round his neck, &c. / Thornton sculp. - [London? 1790s?].

Parkinson, Sydney 1745-1771 :The head of a New Zealander, with a comb in his hair, an ornament of green stone in his ear, and another of fish's tooth round his neck, &c. / Thornton sculp. - [London? 1790s?].
Date
1790 - 1800
By
Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771; Thornton, (Mr), active 1780s-1790s
Ref
A-111-105
Description

Profile head of a Maori man with an unusual style of moko, his hair in a top-knot held with a bone comb, an ornament at his neck.

Trimmed inside right plate mark.

See: Beaglehole, J.C. The Endeavour journal of Sir Joseph Banks. Vol.2, pl.7.

Based on an engraving by T Chambers after Parkinson, Plate 14 in Parkinson's A journal of a voyage to the South Seas ... (London, 1773)

Other Titles - Greenstone

From a wash drawing by Parkinson on Cook's 1st voyage, now in the British Library

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Engraving, b&w 205 x 127 mm, on sheet 208 x 128 mm

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Format
1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Portraits, Engraving, b&w 205 x 127 mm, on sheet 208 x 128 mm
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