Auction 93, Lot 379

"The Inside of a House, in Nootka Sound", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Canada

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 8.2 inches
33 x 20.8 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.

Great view with numerous men, women and children. Wonderful detail includes fish drying from ceiling, fabulous motifs on pillars, baskets, and more.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/6/2000

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