The dead body of Tee, one of the chiefs of the island of Tahiti, in a state of preservation. Engraving by W. Byrne, 1784, after J. Webber.
- Webber, John, 1751-1793
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An episode described by Captain Cook on 19 September 1777. The chief, whom he had met on a previoius visit to Tahiti, had died about four months previously. The body was removed from under cover and placed on a bier for Cook's inspection
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