Rare engraving from the official British Admiralty sanctioned edition of
the accounts of Cook’s second voyage. All other later copies made of
this image by other publishers were unauthorised, usually smaller and
inferior in quality
Weapons of Mallicollo and Tanna (Malekul and Tana, Vanuatu)..
1. A Bow
2. Stones Worn in the nose
3. Musical reeds, A Syrinx
4. A club
5. The point of an arrow
6. The arrow entire
References; Beddie 1381-18, p.266. Joppien 2.134A, ill.p.234
From Cook's, A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World, performed in His Majesty's Ships the 'Resolution' and 'Adventure', In the Years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775.