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The Hawaiian chief Kana'ina (Kaneena) wearing a feather helmet. Engraving by J.K. Sherwin, 1784, after J. Webber.

  • Webber, John, 1751-1793.
Date
[1784]
Reference
566737i
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Description

He wears a helmet and cloak made of feathers

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 29.1 x 23 cm

Lettering

A man of the Sandwich Islands, with his helmet. 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. 543, no. 3.313A

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Bears number: 64

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566737i

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  • English


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