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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.
- 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 23.8 x 46.5 cm
The landing at Erramanga one of the New Hebrides. Painted by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by J.K. Sherwin
The figures are attributed to G.B. Cipriani
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
Bears number: LXII
Wellcome Library no. 566200i
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