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IMAGE number
DGA775395
Title
Cession of island of Tahiti to Captain Samuel Wallis, Queen Oberea transferring island to Wallis in typical Tahitian ceremony, engraving by Francois Godefroy (circa 1743-1819), from Cook Atlas, 1784 (second voyage, 1772-1775), Polynesia, 18th century
Credit
De Agostini Picture Library / M. Seemuller / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 18th century
  • building exterior
  • captain
  • ceremony
  • cession
  • day
  • engraving
  • francois godefroy
  • full length
  • history
  • horizontal
  • illustration and painting
  • illustration technique
  • island
  • large group of people
  • meeting
  • men
  • oberea
  • outdoors
  • palm tree
  • polynesia
  • queen
  • samuel wallis
  • tahiti
  • visit
  • women
  • 1784

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