Tanoa, King of Bau

Tanoa, King of Bau

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Caption: Tanoa, King of Bau, Tanoa, a Fijian chief, of the island of Bau. He was accused of cannibalism. Captain Wilkes persuaded him to sign a trade agreement. Image taken from Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition 1838-1842. Originally published in 1844. Author Charles Wilke, Illustrated by Alfred Thomas Agate, Rawdon, Wright and Hatch.

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Keywords: alfred thomas agate, astrology, cannibalism, charles wilke, chief, discipline, english, general, historical, history, island, islands, narrative of the united states exploring expeditio, occult sciences, people, portrait, rawdon, wright and hatch

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