Two Aborigines and canoes

Two Aborigines and canoes

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Caption: Two Aborigines and canoes Whole drawing Two Aborigines; one with markings on the chest and across the shoulders resembling a crucifix. The other Aborigine is launching a spear from a spear-thrower with his right hand and holding a shield with his left. Other sketches include two shields; a bark hut; four bark canoes one containing an Aborigine paddling. Sketches probably made at Botany Bay April 1770 Image taken from Sketches made in Captain Cook's First Voyage 1768-1771. Originally published in 1770. Illustrated by Sydney Parkinson.

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Keywords: aborigine, canoe, english, historical, history, shield, sketch, sketches made in captain cook'ss first voyage 1768, spear, sydney parkinson, transportation

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