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Omai [picture] / drawn from nature by W. Hodges; engraved by J. Caldwall
Bib ID 550625
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Caldwall, James, 1739-1820
 
Online Versions
Description London (New Street, Shoe Lane, and The Strand) : Published Wm. Strahan & Thos. Cadell, 1777 Feby. 1st 
1 print : engraving ; plate mark 30 x 25 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK11036.

Notes

Pl. no. LVII of: Voyage towards the south pole /James Cook. London, 1777.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK11036.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-135698807

S1704 proof copy; S1653 proof plate in bound vol. with spine title: Atlas to Cook's voyage.

Cited In

Joppien and Smith, 2.65A.

Subjects Omai -- Portraits.  |  Polynesians -- Tahiti -- Portraits -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage towards the south pole  |  Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 16 September 2013 - 2 February 2014.  Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 6 May 2013 - 15 September 2013.  Exhibited:'Cook & Omai: The Cult of the South Seas', NLA 2001 

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PIC Drawer 10 #U1439 NK11036 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Solander Box B14 #S1704 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 566 #S1653 Special Collections Reading Room

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