C1774

Vue de la Baye de Matavaie Otahitu appellee Havre du Port Royal par le Capitaine Wallis.

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 of Matavai Bay in Otaheite from One Tree Hill]. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Vue de la Baye de Matavaie Otahitu appellee Havre du Port Royal par le Capitaine Wallis.

Date:

C1774

Artist:

John James Barralet (1747 - 1815)

Engraver:

Bernard 

Condition:

Light toning to sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

170mm 
x 202mm
AUTHENTICITY
Vue de la Baye de Matavaie  Otahitu appellee Havre du Port Royal par le Capitaine Wallis. - 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 of Matavai Bay in Otaheite from One Tree Hill].

 View of Matavai Bay taken from Otaharra or One-Tree Hill, Tahiti. Cook arrived at Otaheite on 13 April 1769 to measure the transit of Venus across the Sun’s sphere on 3 June, an event which occurred only twice within eight years and once every 120 years. 

Reference; Joppien 1.29C ill.p. 101 (English edition)

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

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