New Zealanders fishing

Title: New Zealanders fishing
Description: New Zealanders fishing in Queen Charlotte Sound, with cylindrical fishing nets. Three of the natives in the central canoe, and one in the canoe on the right, are wearing the potae-taua [mourning cap] worn by widows, which are woven of rushes dyed black and decorated with black feathers.
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771Pen & wash.
Date: January 1770
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 298 x 482
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23920 f44
Record no.: 19006
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