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IMAGE number
XJF3058168
Title
Captain Wallis attacked by the Indians, 1767 (engraving)
Artist
English School, (18th century) / English
Description
Captain Samuel Wallis' (1728-1830) ship 'Dolphin' surrounded by the natives of Otaheite. He discovered Tahiti when searching for Terra Australis.
Location
Private Collection
Medium
gravure
Date
1767 (C18th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • armed
  • british
  • british naval uniform
  • canoes
  • europeans
  • island
  • local
  • native
  • natives
  • otaheite
  • pacific
  • polynesia
  • polynesians
  • rigging
  • sea
  • ship
  • tahiti
  • tribal
  • tribe

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