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Transplanting of the bread-fruit-trees from Otaheite [picture] / painted and engraved by T. Gosse
Bib ID 514077
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Gosse, Thomas, 1765-1844
 
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Description London (No. 212 High Holborn) : T. Gosse, 1796 Sep. 1 
1 print : mezzotint, hand col. ; sheet 52.4 x 60.6 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK2010.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK258.

Notes

Central figure apparently based on the 1775 portrait of Omai by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK2010.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-135292190

Exhibited: Prints and Australia, Australian National Gallery, 1989; U6151 exhibited: Mutiny on the Bounty, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1989.

U83; U6151 NK258 not col.; S7480 not col.

Subjects Bligh, William, 1754-1817 -- Portraits.  |  Breadfruit.  |  Picture -- Bicentennial loan 1989.  |  Picture -- Loan 1989.  |  Picture -- Noble savage.
Other authors/contributors Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792. Omai
Exhibited Exhibited:'Cook & Omai: The Cult of the South Seas', NLA 2001 

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