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IMAGE number
STC177037
Title
Captain Samuel Wallis (1728-1830) being received by Queen Oberea on the Island of Tahiti (colour litho)
Artist
Gallina, Gallo (1796-1874) / Italian
Description
named it King George III Island;
Location
Private Collection
Medium
lithographie couleur
Date
(C19th)
Credit
The Stapleton Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • armed
  • assembly
  • bowing
  • british naval uniform
  • deferring
  • discovered tahiti 1767
  • europeans
  • friendly
  • greeting
  • honouring
  • hut
  • king george's
  • native
  • natives
  • otaheite
  • pacific
  • palm leaf
  • polynesian
  • tribal
  • tribe
  • white robe

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