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New Zealand Warriors, Defy their Enemies. Wry-Mouth. c1790

New Zealand Warriors, Defy their Enemies. Wry-Mouth. c1790

by Cook, Captain James

Small antique print. New Zealand Maoris and Tahitians - pulling faces at their enemies.

The manner in which the New Zealand Warriors, Defy their Enemies. The manner in which the Natives of Otaheite, Defy their Enemies, by the Wry Mouth.

Original copperplate engraving circa 1790 (with later hand-colour). Publish'd as the Act directs by Alexander Hogg at Kings Arms, No. 16, Paternoster Row, for the pocket edition of An Account of the Voyages of Captain Cook.

Page measures 130 x 210mm (5 1/8 x 8 1/4 inches). This wonderful engraving is mounted with 'antique white' conservation ragmat and covered with cellophane to protect until framed.

 

Stock Number: apNZ-Tah.Price: $250.00

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