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A canoe of the Sandwich Islands, the rowers masked [picture]
Bib ID 1789062
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description [18-?] 
1 watercolour ; 51 x 78 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1224/15.

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 Accession register.

Notes

Inscriptions in pencil on the back: after Webber. A canoe of the Sandwich (Hawaiian Islands). 3rd voyage of Cook.

Inscriptions in pencil on top left corner: Canoe of the Sandwich Islands, the rowers masked. J. Webber, Cook + Kings voyage (Idol much enlarged)

Title from accession record.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1224/15

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136404966

Subjects Canoes and canoeing -- Hawaii -- Early works to 1800.  |  Hawaiians -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Williams, John, -1905
Also Titled

Canoe of the Sandwich (Hawaiian Islands)

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