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The cession of the district of Matavai in the island of Otaheite to Captain James Wilson for the use of the missionaries / painted by R. Smirke R.A. ; engraved by F. Bartolozzi R.A. Engraver to his Majesty
Bib ID 7579186
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Author
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815 engraver
 
Description Blackfriars, London : Published for the benefit of the Missionary Society by W. Jeffryes, January 1st 1803 
1 print : engraving, hand coloured, on cardboard mount ; image 53 x 74.5 cm, on sheet 59.2 x 79.5 cm, on mount 69 x 86 cm 
Notes

Title from caption.

Inscriptions: "To the Treasurer & Directors of the London Missionary Society, This Print representing the Cession of the District of Matavai in the Island of Otaheite to Captain James Wilson for the use of the missionaries sent thither by that Society in the Ship Duff. Is most respectfully Dedicated by their most obedient Servants Willm. Jeffryes & Co."--Printed below image.

Condition: Yellowing, soiled, torn, glued to mount.

Subjects Wilson, James, 1759 or 60-1814 -- Pictorial works.  |  London Missionary Society -- Pictorial works.  |  Missionaries -- Tahiti -- Matavai Bay -- Pictorial works.  |  Polynesians -- Tahiti -- Missions -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845 artist

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