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A fiatooka, or burial place, on Tongatapu island. Engraving by W. Ellis, 1784, after J. Webber, ca. 1783.

  • Webber, John, 1751-1793
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[1784]
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566235i
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Description

Visited by Captain Cook in June 1777. In the foreground, a Tongan man carrying bananas

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 25.7 x 40.4 cm

Lettering

A fiatooka, or morai, in Tongataboo ; J. Webber del. ; W. Ellis sculp.

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. 322, no. 3.59A

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Wellcome Library no. 566235i

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