Catalog Archive
Auction 89, Lot 318

"Portrait of a Man of Prince William's Sound/Portrait of a Woman of Prince Williams Sound",

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1784-85 (published)

Publication: Cook's Voyages

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.25 inches
34.3 x 23.5 cm

From a folio edition by G.W. Anderson. Two fine copper engraved portraits of the Native Americans Capt. Cook encountered on his famous exploration of the coast of Alaska. Both display the nose and lip piercing and the man sports a beautifully woven hat. Tape burn in margin, else fine.


Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/8/1999