Fille de Tahiti apportant des présents – William Webb Ellis (1777)

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Titre : Girl of Otaheite bringing presents (1777)
Auteur : William Webb Ellis
Date : 1777
Sujet : Dessin d’une jeune fille de Tahiti portant des présents. Collection de dessins réalisés par William Ellis sur les navires Discovery et Resolution lors du troisième voyage de Cook dans le Pacifique entre 1776 et 1780.
Type : Dessin au crayon
Langue : Anglais
Droit : Domaine public
Identifiant A-264-024
Source : National Library of New Zealand
Lien :

Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Girl of Otaheite bringing presents [1777]
Reference Number: A-264-024
Frontal view of a young woman of Vaitepeha Bay, Tahiti, daped in a huge amount of tapa cloth from the ribs down, the cloth hung with two feathered breasptplates and both cloth and breastplates intended as presents
Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to Tahiti, Clothing and dress – Tahiti and Women, Tahitian.
Part of:
Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :[A collection of drawings made by William Ellis on H.M.S. Discovery and Resolution during Captain Cook’s third voyage to the Pacific 1776-1780], Reference Number A-264-001/049 (28 digitised items)
Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil on laid paper, 240 x 180 mm. Vertical imageArt works
Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook’s third circumnavigation
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction – Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010252)
Inscriptions: Inscribed – Recto – top right: ‘Girl of Otaheite bringing presents’ in ink.
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Categories:   1770 - 1779, Anglais, Dessins & gravures, National Library of New Zealand, Société, Tahiti

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