Auction 93, Lot 378

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

Subject: Prints Native American

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 9 inches
35.6 x 22.9 cm

The copper engravings from A New, Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World…Complete Historical Account of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages… Edited by George William Anderson and published by Alexander Hogg in London, 1784-86. Cook's discoveries in the Pacific formulate the final chapter in 18th Century exploration. These engravings provide a delightful view of the discoveries, people and customs of the Pacific region.

Well engraved portraits with fine detail of dress, facial ornamentation and hair decoration.

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Condition: A

Nice portraits.

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/6/2000

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