'A War Canoe, of New Zealand' Richard Bernard Godfrey
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'A War Canoe, of New Zealand'
The Maori canoes are described as having "from eighteen to twenty-two men in them, and were adorned with fine heads ... in spirals of very curious workmanship". Illustration from A journal of a voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty's ship, The Endeavour, by Sydney Parkinson (London, 1773), which was published posthumously.
Original: engraving. 1773
- Image reference: RS-9212
- The Royal Society
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