C1800

A View of New Caledonnia at the Attitude of Throwing the Spear.

$A 145

S/N: PI-1800-WEBB–219334
(C013)
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Full Title:

A View of New Caledonnia at the Attitude of Throwing the Spear.

Date:

C1800

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

125mm 
x 175mm
AUTHENTICITY
A View of New Caledonnia at the Attitude of Throwing the Spear. - Antique Print from 1800

Genuine antique
dated:

1800

Description:

John Webber (1752 - 1793)

Official artist on Cook's third and last voyage. The reasons for the voyage were to return Omai and explore the possibility of a north-west passage along the North American continent. Webber was required to "give a more perfect idea thereof than can be formed by written description." Webber's oeuvre from the voyage was the most comprehensive record of sights in the Pacific region ever produced.

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