Waheiadooa, Chief of Oheitepeha, lying in State.

Waheiadooa, Chief of Oheitepeha, lying in State.

London: Boydell, 1809 (1820). A view of a Tahitian chief's raised burial dwelling & food offerings, published in John Webber's "Views in the South Seas", which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Parsons Collection 136). London. Pubd. April 1, 1809 by Boydell & Compy. No. 90 Cheapside. Vide Cook's Last Voyage Vol. II Chap. 1 page 17. Impression mark 450 x 325 mm, on paper 500 x 360 mm. Colored aquatint, with the accompanying text page, both watermarked J. Whatman 1820 and both in very good condition. Joppien & Smith 3.95b. Item #14340

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