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Tahitians kneeling before Captain James Wilson after the cession of the district of Matavai in Tahiti. Stipple engraving with etching by F. Bartolozzi after R. Smirke.

Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845.
Date
1 January 1803
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[London] (Earl Street, Blackfriars) : W. Jeffryes & Co., 1 January 1803.

Lettering

To the treasurer & directors of the London Missionary Society. This print representing the cession of the district of Matavai in the island of Taheité to Captain James Wilson for the use of the missionaries sent hither by that Society in the ship Duff. ; Painted by R. Smirke R.A. ; Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R.A. Engraver to his majesty

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 42667i

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