Chilean Indian playing a type of hockey, 1712-1714.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Chilean Indian playing a type of hockey, 1712-1714.

Guerard, N

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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Engraving showing a Chilean playing 'succa', a variation of hockey or lacrose (A); a Chilean from Choni (B); 'Indian festival' (C); Spanish guards 'preventing disorder' (D); whistle (E); feeding cup (?) (F); drum (G); and trumpet (H). Illustration from 'A Voyage to the South-sea, and along the coasts of Chili and Peru, in the years 1712, 1713, and 1714. Particularly describing the genius and constitution of the inhabitants, as well Indians as Spaniards' by French engineer Amedee Francois Frezier, (1682-1773), published in London in 1717.
 

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