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Captain Cook witnessing a human sacrifice performed during a ceremony on the island of Otaheite (Tahiti) Engraving by W. Woollett after J. Webber, 1780/1785.

  • Webber, John, 1751-1793.
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1780/1785
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566622i
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[London] : [publisher not identified], 1780/1785.

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1 print : engraving ; platemark 28.6 x 49 cm

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A human sacrifice, in a morai, in Otaheite ; J. Webber del. ; W. Woollett sc.

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Wellcome Library no. 566622i

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