The Natives of Otaheite, attacking Capt.n Wallis, the first Discoverer of that Island.
Engraving. 185 x 210mm. Some spotting.
Captain Samuel Wallis (1728-95) circumnavigated the world in command of HMS Dolphin, 1766-68. He sighted Tahiti on June 18, 1767, and is considered the first European visitor to the island, although it was recorded by the Spanish as early as 1606.
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