C1777

A Table, exhibiting, at one View, Specimens of Different Languages Spoken in the South Sea, from Easter Island, westward to New Caledonia, as observed in the Voyage.

Interesting table of Polynesian words and the various islands where they were heard. Cook realised that there was a language that was common to many of the island groups on his first voyage. From Cook’s, A Voyage Towards the South Pole, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A Table, exhibiting, at one View, Specimens of Different Languages Spoken in the South Sea, from Easter Island, westward to New Caledonia, as observed in the Voyage.

Date:

C1777

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

360mm 
x 225mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Table, exhibiting, at one View, Specimens of Different Languages Spoken in the South Sea, from Easter Island, westward to New Caledonia, as observed in the Voyage. - Antique Print from 1777

Genuine antique
dated:

1777

Description:

Interesting table of Polynesian words and the various islands where they were heard. Cook realised that there was a language that was common to many of the island groups on his first voyage.

From Cook’s, A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World, performed in His Majesty’s Ships the ‘Resolution’ and ‘Adventure’, In the Years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775.

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