Auction 139, Lot 222

"Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, Bringing Presents to Captain Cook", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.8 x 8.8 inches
37.6 x 22.4 cm

Copper engraved view with the robed king and his party on a large craft rowed by twenty men, escorted by two smaller craft. Gifts are clearly visible in one of the smaller boats, and looks like two or three large statutes of men and women. Drawn by J. Webber and engraved by B.T. Pouncy.

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Condition: B+

Excellent impression with wide margins. There are a few small spots in the image, else very good.

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/15/2012

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