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Title: The Cession of the District of Matavai in the Island of Otahaite (i.e. Tahiti) to Capt. James Wilson for the use of the Missionaries sent thither by that Society in the Ship Duff

Creator: Smirke, Robert

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC T283 Scr 1

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Culture: British

Descriptive note: The cession of Matavai occurred on March 6, 1797; Smirke exhibited a painting of this subject at the Royal Academy in 1799. The painting is part of the library's Rex Nan Kivell Collection (NK21).


Earliest date: 1799 ?

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Language: English

Latest date: 1799 ?

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Materials techniques: canvas

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Measurements: 56.2 x 76.6 cm

Object work type: painting


Record source: NLA catalogue

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