- 1828 - 1838 - 1859
- Rouargue, Emile, 1795?-1865
A group of Maori engaging in a cannibal feast beside the sea or a lake, with a canoe drawn up beside them, and two heads on poles.
Rouargue, the artist, is not known to have visited New Zealand. The scene is likely to be an imaginary illustration, based on written or verbal descriptions.
The book for which this engraving is an illustration is held in the New Zealand & Pacific collection, q 910.4. P DUM
The image also appears in an earlier edition: Dumont d'Urville, J. S. C. Voyage autour du monde. Volume 2, opp page 406. 1838. See volume in New Zealand & Pacific Collection at q910.4 DUM.
Other Titles - Savages of New Zealand
Extended Title - From: Dumont d'Urville, J. S. C. Histoire generale des voyages ... Voyage autour du monde. Volume 2 , opp. p. 406.
Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).
Physical Description: Engraving, 115 x 174 mm on sheet 165 x 267 mm
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