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John WEBBER

England 1751 – 1793

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John SHERWIN

England 1751 – 1790

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A dance in Otaheite 1784
Collection Title: Cook, James and King, James. 'A voyage to the Pacific Ocean... for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere’. London: Printed by W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol & T. Codell, 1784
Page: plate 28
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 22.8 h x 38.1 w cm plate-mark 26.4 h x 40.8 w cm sheet 39.1 h x 54.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1265
Subject: Australia, Art period: Pre-European settlement, to 1778 Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Barbara Burdon (Weekend Gallery Books), Canberra, 1986.