Auction 92, Lot 375

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

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1786 (published)

Publication: A New Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9.25 inches
34.3 x 23.5 cm

Two fine copper engraved portraits of the Native Americans that Capt. Cook encountered on his famous exploration of the coast of Alaska. Both display nose and lip piercing and the man sports a beautifully woven hat.

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Condition: A

Crisp strong impression.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/13/2000

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