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New Zealand Warrior 1774

New Zealand Warrior 1774

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"A New Zealand Warrior"

-From An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere and Successively Performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavor, Drawn Up from the Journals Which Were Kept by the Several Commanders, and from the Papers of Joseph Banks, Esq. 3 vols. 1st ed. French edition, 1774

-Original engraving based on the water colour by Sydney Parkinson

-Very good condition on clean thick white paper

-29 x 23cm approx

 

Beautiful and early original engraving showing the tattooed face of a Maori New Zealand warrior. One of the first images to show the highly skilled facial tattoo artisty of the Maori.
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