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Never-before-seen Mangaia watercolour from Captain Cook’s final voyage is up for auction

Wednesday 26 February 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Art

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Never-before-seen Mangaia watercolour from Captain Cook’s final voyage is up for auction
Titled Magianooa, locals yesterday said the watercolour appeared to be look towards Oneroa with the Keia hills behind. 20022501

The first ever colour image of Mangaia has been discovered buried in a box in Britain. Local leaders would like to see it returned home to Cook Islands.

The first ever colour image of Mangaia has been discovered buried in a box in Britain. Local leaders would like to see it returned home to Cook Islands.


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