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New Zealanders fishing Whole drawing 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. January 1770 Image taken from A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Capt. Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771. Originally published in 1770. Illustrated by Sydney Parkinson.
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