C1785

Vue de Bolcheretzkoi Bourgade du Kamtchatka.

Rare engraving from the French edition of Cook’s voyages. The view shows native habitations with animals at Bolcheretzkoi on the Kamtchatka Peninsula, on Russia’s eastern Siberian coast. 

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S/N: CK03F-072-EU-RUS–185920
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Full Title:

Vue de Bolcheretzkoi Bourgade du Kamtchatka.

Date:

C1785

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 245mm

Paper Size: 

400mm 
x 268mm
AUTHENTICITY
Vue de Bolcheretzkoi Bourgade du Kamtchatka. - Antique Print from 1785

Genuine antique
dated:

1785

Description:

Rare engraving from the French edition of Cook’s voyages.

The view shows native habitations with animals at Bolcheretzkoi on the
Kamtchatka Peninsula, on Russia’s eastern Siberian coast. 

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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