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The landing of Captain Cook's men on the island of Eromanga, Vanuatu, in August 1774, resisted by a crowd of hostile inhabitants. Engraving by J.K. Sherwin, 1777, after W. Hodges and G.B. Cipriani.

  • Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
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Feb.y 1st 1777
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566200i
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Credit: The landing of Captain Cook's men on the island of Eromanga, Vanuatu, in August 1774, resisted by a crowd of hostile inhabitants. Engraving by J.K. Sherwin, 1777, after W. Hodges and G.B. Cipriani. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 23.8 x 46.5 cm

Lettering

The landing at Erramanga one of the New Hebrides. Painted by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by J.K. Sherwin

Creator/production credits

The figures are attributed to G.B. Cipriani

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, pp. 94-95, pl. 87, and p. 227

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Bears number: LXII

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566200i

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