Painting of Tahitian Polynesians in a Canoe

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Illustration

Mary Walker
by Henry Byam Martin
published on 19 March 2021

This painting is of Tahitians in a canoe and was done by Henry Byam Martin, a ship captain who visited Tahiti in the mid-1800s CE. Martin was a captain in the British Navy who painted and drew during his travels. This picture was painted during his 1846-1847 CE visit to the Society Islands (the archipelago that includes Tahiti and Bora Bora). Published in 1981 CE, in The Polynesian Journal of Captain Henry Byam Martin. R.N, Canberra: Australian National University Press

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APA Style

Martin, H. B. (2021, March 19). Painting of Tahitian Polynesians in a Canoe. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13661/painting-of-tahitian-polynesians-in-a-canoe/

Chicago Style

Martin, Henry Byam. "Painting of Tahitian Polynesians in a Canoe." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 19, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13661/painting-of-tahitian-polynesians-in-a-canoe/.

MLA Style

Martin, Henry Byam. "Painting of Tahitian Polynesians in a Canoe." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Mar 2021. Web. 09 Feb 2023.

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