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A funeral in Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands. Coloured lithograph by A.J.B. Bayot after E. Goupil, 1846.

  • Goupil, Ernest, -1841.
Date
[1846]
Reference
46942i
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About this work

Description

Nuku-Hiva, a northerly island in the Marquesas, was the centre of the French administration after the group was annexed by France in 1842. On the left of the present picture is a group of French sailors. In the centre, a pig is being slaughtered for the funeral feast. Behind, the hut in which the body rests, and outside it a drummer

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : Gide Editeur, [1846] (Paris : Lith. de Thierry frères)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 23.7 x 36 cm

Lettering

Scène funéraire à Nouka-Hiva (Baie Anna Maria). Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie. Atlas pittoresque. Dessiné par Goupil et lith.é par Bayot.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46942i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French


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