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Abel Janszoon Tasman

Also known as: Abel Jansen Tasman.

Mariner, explorer, landowner, trader.

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1. Abel Tasman exchanging for a tiki Alexander Turnbull Library Maori in a canoe, as they appeared to Tasman in 1642. The Maori look like Dutchmen and their canoes like Dutch boats! This is one of the earliest drawings ever made of Maori by Europeans Portrait of Abel Tasman, his second wife and child by his first wife. — Oil: Size 42″ × 51¾″. — Artist unknown, but probably contemporary


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