Baie de Cook – Eimeo (Moorea) près de Otahiti (1857/1858)


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Titre : Cooks Bay – Eimeo near Otahiti
Collection : Fifteen watercolours mainly of Pacific views
Auteur : Thomas Bent
Graveur : Grignion

Type :  Aquarelle
Date : 1857/1858
Sujet : Vue de la baie de Cook à Moorea. Le navire au centre est l’Iris.
Droits : Domaine public
Identifiant : A-282-019/033 et A-282-023
Source : National Library of New Zealand
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Bent, Thomas, 1833?-1887 :Cooks Bay – Eimeo near Otahiti. [1857-1858].

Reference Number: A-282-023
Shows a view of a bay with a small wooded island in it. In the centre is a sailing ship (the Iris) with its sails furled. Beyond the ship are two triangular-sailed boats or a double-hulled sailboat. In the left foreground is a canoe containing about seven rowers. In the immediate left foreground at far left are two palm trees on the shore, and other palms are grouped on a low headland at the right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Iris HMS (Ship), Tahiti, Coconut palm – Tahiti, Tahiti – Description and travel, Beaches – Tahiti, Ships – Tahiti and Canoes and canoeing – Tahiti.

Part of:
Bent, Thomas, 1833?-1887 :[Fifteen watercolours mainly of Pacific views. 1857-1858]., Reference Number A-282-019/033 (15 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 197 x 285 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction – Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Other copies available: ColourIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007176)
Inscriptions: Inscribed – Mount recto – beneath image: [Title] 16 [encircled]
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Categories:   1850 - 1859, Anglais, Dessins & gravures, National Library of New Zealand, Société


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