Image: Illustration - 'Island of Otaheite'

Illustration - 'Island of Otaheite'

Illustration: A view in the Island of Otaheite, with the house or shed called Tupapow, under which the dead are deposited' John Hawksworth, An Account of the voyages undertaken by the order of his majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, London 1773.

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