C1785

Homme du Kamtchatka

Rare engraving of a man of Avacha Bay, Kamchatka, with long hair and a fur-trimmed coat. From the French edition of Cook’s voyages.

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S/N: CK03F-075-EU-RUS–185891
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Full Title:

Homme du Kamtchatka

Date:

C1785

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

185mm 
x 245mm

Paper Size: 

200mm 
x 270mm
AUTHENTICITY
Homme du Kamtchatka - Antique Print from 1785

Genuine antique
dated:

1785

Description:

Rare engraving of a man of Avacha Bay, Kamchatka, with long hair and a fur-trimmed coat. From the French edition of Cook’s voyages.

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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