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Otoo, King of Otaheite [i.e. Tahiti] [picture] / [William Hodges]
Bib ID 729473
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hodges, William, 1744-1797
 
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Description [1773 Aug.?] 
1 drawing : chalk ; 54 x 37.8 cm. 
Notes

Title inscribed on mount.

Reproduced as [cat.] 2.54 and plate 51 in: The art of Captain Cook's voyages / Rudiger Joppien and Bernard Smith.

Drawing executed on Cook's second voyage, 1772-1775.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-134429610

Subjects Pomare I, King of Tahiti, 1743-1803 -- Portraits.  |  Polynesians -- Tahiti -- Portraits.  |  Tahiti -- Kings and rulers -- Portraits.  |  Picture -- Portrait.
Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012.  Exhibited: Drawing in Australia, Australian National Gallery, 1988.  Exhibited: Cook & Omai: The Cult of the South Seas, NLA 2001  Exhibited: William Hodges Exhibition, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK, July 2004 - November 2005. 

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