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An island in New Caledonia and some of its inhabitants, visited by Cook on his second voyage, 1772-1775. Engraving by W. Byrne, 1777, after W. Hodges.

  • Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
Date
Feb. 1st 1777
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566184i
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Description

Three people, houses, trees, ducks and a heron-like bird. Visited by Cook in September 1774

Publication/Creation

London (New Street Shoe Lane) : Wm. Strahan ; [London] (in the Strand) : Thos. Cadell, Feb. 1st 1777.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 26.7 x 40.6 cm

Lettering

View in the island of New Caledonia. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by W. Byrne

References note

Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, The art of Captain Cook's voyages, vol. 2: The voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775, New Haven and London 1985, p. 240, no. 2.140A

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Bears number: No. L

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566184i

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