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A ceremony in honour of the king's son, on the island of Tongatapu. Engraving by J. Hall and S. Middiman, 1784, after J. Webber.

  • Webber, John, 1751-1793
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[1784]
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566620i
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A ceremony which took place in the village of Mua on 8-9 July 1777 (Joppien and Smith, loc. cit.

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Printed for John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy], [1784]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 31.1 x 48.6 cm

Lettering

The natche, a ceremony in honour of the king's son, in Tongataboo ; J. Webber del. Landscape by S. Middiman. Figures by J. Hall

References note

Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, The art of Captain Cook's voyages, vol. 3: The voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780, New Haven and London 1988, p. 324, no. 3.61A

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Wellcome Library no. 566620i

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