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Captain Cook's landing on the island of Tanna amid a crowd of hostile inhabitants. Engraving by J.K. Sherwin, 1777, after W. Hodges.

  • Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
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Feb.y 1st 1777
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Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 23.5 x 47.3 cm

Lettering

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

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, p. 234, no. 2.134B

Lettering note

Bears number: LIX

Reproduction note

After a painting by Hodges in the Royal Museums Greenwich (BHC1905)

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