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IMAGE number
FLO4624471
Title
Fictional depiction of Queen Purea (Oberea) offering a plantain leaf in surrender to sailors of the Dolphin, 1767. (Captain Samuel Wallis was too ill with scurvy to leave the ship so Tobias Furneaux claimed the island on his behalf.) Handcoloured copperplate engraved by Sasso from Giulio Ferrario's Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence, Italy, 1844.
Description
Fictional depiction of Queen Purea (Oberea) offering a plantain leaf in surrender to sailors of the Dolphin, 1767. (Captain Samuel Wallis was too ill with scurvy to leave the ship so Tobias Furneaux claimed the island on his behalf.) Handcoloured copperplate engraved by Sasso from Giulio Ferrario's Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence, Italy, 1844.
Credit
© Florilegius / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World
  • Captain Samuel Wallis
  • Dolphin
  • Florilegius
  • Giulio Ferrario
  • Gravure
  • Queen Oberea
  • Queen Purea
  • Sasso
  • Tahiti
  • Tahitians
  • Tobias Furneaux
  • colonialism
  • conquest
  • copperplate engraving
  • feather
  • fiction
  • handcoloured
  • illustration
  • kowtow
  • plantain leaf
  • sacred place
  • scurvy
  • surrender

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