Auction 93, Lot 391

"A Representation of the Surrender of the Island of Otaheite to Capt.n Wallis, by the supposed Queen Oberea", 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.

Village scene with natives bowing and offering palm leaf to armed and uniformed men. Huge long house in background

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Condition: A

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $20

Closed on 12/6/2000

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