Catalog Archive
Auction 110, Lot 180

"Representation of an Offering to Captn. Cook, and his Officers at Owhyhee one of the Sandwich Islands", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1779 (circa)


Color: Black & White

7 x 5 inches
17.8 x 12.7 cm

Copper engraved view of a Hawaiian ceremony with a offering being given to Captain Cook. He is accompanied by three officers and surrounded by at least 14 Hawaiian warriors. Cook would later be killed on the island.


Condition: A

Dark impression on thin paper with wide margins. A few marginal tears, and a little marginal soiling not affecting map.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 3/2/2005