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IMAGE number
CHT223712
Title
Captain Samuel Wallis (1728-1830) being received by Queen Oberea on the Island of Tahiti, from 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' by James Cook (1728-79) engraved by John Hall (1739-97) (engraving) (b/w photo)
Artist
Webber, John (1750-93) (after) / English
Description
named it King George III Island;
Location
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Medium
gravure
Date
1773 (C18th)
Credit
Archives Charmet / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • armed
  • assembly
  • bowing
  • british naval uniform
  • capitaine
  • 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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