yours aff.y J Williams [facsimile.]
Stipple and engraving. 160 x 107mm (6¼ x 4¼"). Trimmed.
John Williams (1796-1839), the English missionary who was active in the South Pacific. In November 1839, while visiting a part of the New Hebrides where John Williams was unknown, he and fellow missionary James Harris were killed and eaten by cannibals on the island of Erromango during an attempt to bring them the Gospel.
NPG: D8603. See Ref: 559 & 15648 for coloured Baxter images.
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