"Representation of an Offering to Captn. Cook, and his Officers at Owhyhee one of the Sandwich Islands", Cook, James (Capt.)
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.
Dark impression on thin paper with wide margins. A few marginal tears, and a little marginal soiling not affecting map.