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A man of the Sandwich Islands with his helmet [picture]
Bib ID 319633
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description [1830?] 
1 watercolour ; 75 x 51 cm. 
Summary

The Rev. John Williams collection of 30 large watercolours relative to the South Seas. These were used on lecture tours by the Rev. John Williams and his ministers when raising funds for the Society (some are copied from Cook's and Ellis' voyages-- NK Accessions Register.

Notes

Title from accession record.

After engraving by J. Webber del.; J.K. Shewin sc., of plate no. 64 of: A voyage to the Pacific Ocean /­James Cook. 1785.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1224/­1.

Subjects Hawaiians - Kings and rulers - Portraits - Early works to 1800.  |  Hawaiians - Kings and rulers - Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Williams, John, 1796-1839  |  Webber, John, 1752-1793  |  Sherwin, J. K. (John Keyes), 1751-1790  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage to the Pacific Ocean
Exhibited Exhibited:'Cook & Omai: The Cult of the South Seas', NLA 2001  Exhibited: "Cook's Sites", National Library of Australia, 16 March 2006 - 18 June 2006 

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