C1773

Sir Charles Saunders Island. Osnaburg Island. Boscawens Island. Adml. Keppels Island. Wallis's Island. TONGA

Coastal profiles of five islands in or adjacent to the Tonga Islands group which Wallis explored in the Dolphin, from 28th July 1767; 1. Sir Charles Saunders Island [Maiao] in the Windward Islands of the Society Islands 2. Osnaburg Island … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Sir Charles Saunders Island. Osnaburg Island. Boscawens Island. Adml. Keppels Island. Wallis’s Island. TONGA

Date:

C1773

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

238mm 
x 183mm

Paper Size: 

290mm 
x 230mm

Platemark Size: 

260mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sir Charles Saunders Island. Osnaburg Island. Boscawens Island. Adml. Keppels Island. Wallis's Island. TONGA - Antique View from 1773

Genuine antique
dated:

1773

Description:

Coastal profiles of five islands in or adjacent to the Tonga Islands group which Wallis explored in the Dolphin, from 28th July 1767;

1. Sir Charles Saunders Island [Maiao] in the Windward Islands of the Society Islands
2. Osnaburg Island [Mehetia] in the Society Islands in the vicinity of Wallis Island
3. Admiral Keppel Island of Wallis [Niuatoputapu]
4. Boscawens Island [Tafahi] which adjoins Niuatoputapu
5. Wallis Island in the Wallis and Futuna Island group.

From Hawkesworth, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere,…

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