Captain Cook landing on 'Eua Island, Tonga, welcomed by its inhabitants. Engraving by J.K. Sherwin, 1777, after W. Hodges.
- Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
- Feb.y 1st 1777
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London (in New Street Shoe Lane) : Wm. Strahan ; [London] (in the Strand) : Thos. Cadell, Feb.y 1st 1777.
1 print : engraving ; image 23.3 x 47.2 cm
The landing at Middleburgh one of the Friendly isles. Painted by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by J.K. Shirwin
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, pl. 63, pp. 70-73, 181
Bears number: LIV
Wellcome Library no. 566186i
After a painting in the Royal Museums Greenwich (no. BHC1802). The figures in Grecian-style robes may be by J.K. Sherwin or G.B. Cipriani (Joppien and Smith, loc. cit.)
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