• John Webber, Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing presents to Capt. Cook.

Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing presents to Capt. Cook

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • John Webber, Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing presents to Capt. Cook, c. 1773-1784. This watercolor depicts the distinctive “crab-claw” sail of the Owyhee (now Hawai’i) island double hull canoes. Artist John Webber traveled with Captain James Cook’s third voyage to the Pacific in 1776-1780.
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  • Cultural Studies
  • Literature
  • History
  • Regional Studies
  • Native American Studies
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  • ca. 1776–1780
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