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The Ewhana-no-Ealaa or House of God with the altar before it in Huaheine [picture] / CHS
Bib ID 53440
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Smith, Charles Hamilton
 
Online Versions
Description [18--] 
1 painting : watercolour on paper ; image within border 18.8 x 28.8 cm. 
Summary

After drawing by Sydney Parkinson "View in the Island of Huaheine; wt. an Ewharra & a small altar wt. an offering on it.", reversed.

Notes

Title from item.

Condition: good. Mounted.

Inscriptions: Signed "CHS" -- in ink beneath image lower left. "The Ewhana-no-Ealaa or House of God with the altar before it in Huaheine" -- in ink beneath image. "Society Islands bHsuahine", "Watermark 1823","(1 of four) 4 for L.21", "C58", "24-4=41" -- in pencil lower left corner.

Watermark: J Whatman Turkey Mill 1823

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136488774

Cited In

Joppien and Smith, 1.70.

Beddie, 932.

Subjects Pandanus -- Pictorial works.  |  Polynesians -- Society Islands -- Religion -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773.Account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere  |  Parkinson, Sydney, 1745?-1771. View in the Island of Huaheine

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