Auction 93, Lot 385

"The Inside View of a House in the Island of Ulietea, with an elegant Representation of a Dance to the Music of that Country", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Pacific Islands

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.7 x 8 inches
32.3 x 20.3 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.

Interior view of women dancing in fancy dress and musicians.

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Condition: A

Nicely rendered.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $21

Closed on 12/6/2000

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