A Boxing Match, in Hapaee.
[London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785.]
Engraving. 300 x 225mm, 11¾ x 8¾".
Two Tongans sparring, with thongs over their knuckles. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 11057] £160.00