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HMS BOUNTY PREPARING TO LEAVE OPAREE BAY, TAHITI, APRIL 4 1789

Few can fail to be fascinated and moved by the Bounty's extraordinary voyage and the tragic mutinee. HMS Bounty had been in Matavai Bay since October 1788. Helped by the Tahitians, members of the crew had been growing breadfruit plants, the plan being to transport the living plants to the West Indies in order to create a n...

  • Id: hms-bounty_oparee_bay_tahiti_1789-b1p-067-b2p-118
  • Name: HMS BOUNTY PREPARING TO LEAVE OPAREE BAY, TAHITI, APRIL 4 1789
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 30"" x 20"" (76cm x 51 cm)
  • Section: EPIC VOYAGES
  • Book 1 Page: 67
  • Book 2 Page: 118