Stilts of Wahitaho or Santa Christina
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- Stilts of Wahitaho or Santa Christina
Print. Close-up image of a wooden stilt with a double headed anthropomorphic figure, in profile and from front view. Stilt from Tahuata, Marquesas Islands. 18thC(late)
- Height: 25.3 centimetres
- Width: 17 centimetres
Inscription Positionfront of print
Inscription ContentMarchand's Voyage Plate II
Geniltion del. J.Bye sc. St John's Squr. Clerkenwell.
STILTS of WAHITAHO or SANTA CHRISTINA,
one of the Islands called Las Marquesas de Mendoca,
seen in front and in profile, half the size of those used by the natives.
Inscription Commentprinted in ink
Inscription Positionback of print
Inscription Commenthandwritten in pencil
- Associated with: Tahuata
- (Oceania,Polynesia,French Polynesia,Marquesas Islands,Tahuata)
- Associated Event: Marchand's Voyage (1790-1792)
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- II (Plate number)
- KXS.OC.3 (Old BM series number)
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Object reference number: EOC109352
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