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Bateaux a rames des iles Radak (Rowing boats of the Radak Islands)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc2006,Prt.216

  • Title (object)

    • Bateaux a rames des iles Radak (Rowing boats of the Radak Islands)
  • Description

    An outrigger canoe and two rowing boats and a paddle, from the Ratak Chain, Marshall Islands.1822.
    Lithograph, printed in brown tones.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1822
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 26 centimetres
    • Width: 40.2 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of print
      • Inscription Language

        French
      • Inscription Content

        IV Lith de Langlume dess et Lith par Choris
        Bateaux a rames des iles Radak
      • Inscription Translation

        IV Lith by Langlume drawing and Lith by Choris
        Rowing boats of the Radak Islands
      • Inscription Comment

        printed in ink
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of print
      • Inscription Content

        KXW.OC.17
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pencil
  • Curator's comments

    Published in: Choris, Louis (1822) "Voyage pittoresque autour du monde: avec des portraits de sauvages s'Amerique, d'Asie, a'Afrique, et des iles du Grand Ocean/ des paysages, des vues maritimes, et plusieurs objets d'histoire naturelle".
    t is believed that this print was bound together (see holes on side and/or top of print) alongside other prints by Louis Choris, which are now part of the BM Pictorial Collection.

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  • Condition

    Two holes, at top of print.

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc2006,Prt.216

  • Additional IDs

    • KXW.Oc.17 (Old BM series number)
An outrigger canoe and two rowing boats and a paddle, from the Ratak Chain, Marshall Islands.1822.
Lithograph, printed in brown tones.

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