Isaac Gilsemans, who sailed with Abel Tasman, drew this picture of the Three Kings Islands. Tasman’s ships anchored off the islands on 5 January 1643, the eve of Epiphany or Three Kings Day, which commemorates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus, 12 days after Christmas.
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Engraving after a drawing by Isaac Gilsemans
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