British Prints  



Capt. James Cook R. N. (1728-79)

The Landing at Middleburgh One of the Friendly Isles

Copperplate engraving

From: James Cook. A Voyage toward the South Pole, Vol.1.

Publisher: Wm. Strahan & Thomas Cadel, London
Date: Feb. 1, 1777
Painted by Wm. Hodge (1744-97)
Engraver: John Sherwin (1751-90)

Paper: 19" x 12 1/4"
Image: 18 1/2" x 9"

CDN $525

Illustration shows Capt. Cook landing on the shore of Eua being greeted by the Tongan Chieftian Tioonee