C1794

Death of Cook

From an collection of C18th engravings, cropped to the image and with early eglomised glass.

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S/N: COOK-1794-WEBB–224011
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Full Title:

Death of Cook

Date:

C1794

Condition:

Technique:

Image Size: 

300mm 
x 215mm

Frame Size: 

570mm 
x 495mm
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Death of Cook - Antique Print from 1794

Genuine antique
dated:

1794

Description:

From an collection of C18th engravings, cropped to the image and with early eglomised glass.

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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