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Young men and women in Tahiti, dancing. Engraving by J.K. Sherwin, 1784, after J. Webber.

  • Webber, John, 1751-1793.
Date
[1784]
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566628i
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Recorded by Captain James Cook in September 1777

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 26.3 x 40.6 cm

Lettering

A dance in Otaheite ; J. Webber del. ; J.K. Sherwin sc.

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. 360, no. 3.103A

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566628i

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