A Chief of Borabora

A Chief of Borabora

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: A Chief of Borabora, (Whole drawing) Portrait of a Chief of Borabora, Puni?; a bearded man with arms heavily tattooed with flat rectangular patches, and a large patch on his left side. December 1777 Image taken from Drawings executed by John Webber during the Third Voyage of Captain Cook, 1777-1779. Originally published in 1777. Illustrated by John Webber.

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