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Tahiti. Ulietea (Raiatea) Inhabitants, Double Canoe. Middleton c1777

Tahiti. Ulietea (Raiatea) Inhabitants, Double Canoe. Middleton c1777

by Middleton, Charles Theodore

A View of the New discover'd Island of Ulietea, with some of its Inhabitants, and Double Canoe, and other small Craft, a Boat House with the Model of a Double Canoe.

Original copperplate engraving for Middleton’s Complete System of Geography which included ethnography and architecture as well as topography, published in London between 1777 and 1778 by Charles Theodore Middleton.

This fine engraving was published in black and white, but has been tinted with watercolour at some time since publication. There is faint offsetting of print from the preceding and following pages, and some soiling and waterstaining to the edge of the page.

Page size is 23 x 36cm (9 x 14 inches). Measurement to plate mark is 20 x 29cm (8 x 11.5 inches).

Stock Number: apTahMidd2Price: $132.00

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