Auction 93, Lot 382

"Portrait of a Man of the Sandwich Islands with his Helmet [and] A Young Woman of the Sandwich Islands", 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:
13 x 9 inches
33 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.

Fabulous in their full regalia, mostly made from beautiful feathers. The finest portraits in the series.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/6/2000

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