C1774

Vue de I'Ifle d'Huaheine avec La Maison de Dieu, et un petit Autel couvert d'offrandes.

Artist:

John James Barralet (1747 - 1815)

Rare engraving from the French edition of the accounts of Cook’s first voyage, published (1774) the year after the English edition (1773). The title in the English versions was: [A view in the island of Huaheine; with the Ewharra no … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Vue de I’Ifle d’Huaheine avec La Maison de Dieu, et un petit Autel couvert d’offrandes.

Date:

C1774

Artist:

John James Barralet (1747 - 1815)

Engraver:

Bernard 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

345mm 
x 202mm
AUTHENTICITY
Vue de I'Ifle d'Huaheine avec La Maison de Dieu, et un petit Autel couvert d'offrandes. - Antique View from 1774

Genuine antique
dated:

1774

Description:

Rare engraving from the French edition of the accounts of Cook’s first voyage, published (1774) the year after the English edition (1773).

The title in the English versions was:

[A view in the island of Huaheine; with the Ewharra no Eatua, or House of God]

A small altar on the island of Huahine with an offering. At left is a tree called Owharra, with which the houses are thatched.

Leeward Islands, Society Islands.

Reference: Joppien 1.70B ill. pp. 130

From Hawkesworth, Relation des Voyages Entrepris par ordre de Sa Majeste Britannique Actuallement Regnante:…..

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