Tattooed Maori chiefs of New Zealand, 1822-1825.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Tattooed Maori chiefs of New Zealand, 1822-1825.

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Description

Engraved plate 47 from 'Voyage autour du monde' ('Voyage round the world') by Louis Isidore Duperrey (1826). Toui, on the left, wears European dres. The 'other chief' wears a feathered cloak. Duperrey (1786-1865), a French marine hydrographer, was the commander of the 'Coquille' during its voyage (1822-1825) to Chile, Peru, Polynesia, the Molucca Islands (Indonesia), New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) and Australia.
 

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