Rare engraving from the official British Admiralty sanctioned edition of the accounts of Cook’s third and final voyage. All other later copies made of this image by other publishers were unauthorised, usually smaller and inferior in quality.
A three-quarter portrait of a man of Avacha Bay, Kamchatka, with long hair and a fur-trimmed coat. Cook/King III, 377.
Beddie 1743-75, p.343, Joppien 3.347A, ill.p.572
From Cook & King, A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean Undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere....