Auction 92, Lot 364

"The Landing of Capt. Cook &c. at Tanna, one of the New Hebrides", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Poynesia

Period: 1786 (published)

Publication: A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 8 inches
31.8 x 20.3 cm

Capt. Cook attempting a peaceful landing, holding out a palm leaf, as his boat approaches a beach full of agitated natives. In Cook's boat are several lovely young ladies.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/13/2000

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