A Woman of Easter Island. A Man of Easter Island.
London: King's Arms, No. 16, Paternoster Row, Ca. 1790. Original copper engraved portraits of Easter Island inhabitants, the woman at the left and the man at the right. The woman wears a cloth headdress with a flattened bow at the left side of her head. The man is bearded, and both have the traditional elongated earlobes. From the drawing by William Hodges, the artist on Captain James Cook's Second voyage of exploration (1772-75) in the ships Resolution and Adventure. 13 3/4 x 9"; paper 15 1/2 x 9 3/4" Very good condition. Item #20603
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