Heads of New Zealand Chiefs Curiously Tatowed. [&] A New Zealand War Canoe.
[Printed for J. Cooke, London c.1777.]
Copper engraving. Plate 197 x 291mm. 7¾ x 11½".
Heads of chiefs tattooed in their manner, and a waka taua, the large decorated Maori war canoes. From Charles Theodore Middleton's "A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Africa and American Consisting of...etc".
[Ref: 20882] £110.00