Auction 112, Lot 234

"A New Chart of the Sandwich Islands, including Owhyhee, where Captn. Cooke was killed on Sunday the 14th of February 1779", Harrison, John

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1784 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 7.5 inches
31.8 x 19.1 cm

This uncommon chart shows the path of the Resolution and the Discovery when Captain Cook first visited the Sandwich Islands in January 1778, and his second visit to the islands in February 1779, where he was killed by the natives at Kealalekua Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii (Owhyee).

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Condition: A

Attractive later color.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $850

Closed on 9/28/2005

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