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A Maori man with tattoos on his face, encountered by Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-1775. Engraving by Michel, 1777, after W. Hodges.

  • Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Date
Feb.y 1st 1777
Reference
566187i
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Description

A Maori chief who visited the ship Resolution and had his portrait made on 22 October 1773

Publication/Creation

London (in New Street Shoe Lane) : Wm. Strahan ; [London] (in the Strand) : Thos. Cadell, Feb.y 1st 1777

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 22.8 x 18.1 cm

Lettering

Man of New Zealand. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by Michel

References note

Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, The art of Captain Cook's voyages, vol. 2: The voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775, New Haven and London 1985, p. 193, no. 2.90A

Lettering note

Bears number: LV

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566187i

Languages

  • English


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