Hodges, William 1744-1797 :[Trombes de mer aupres de la Nouvelle Zelande] Engraved by D Lerpiniere; painted from nature by Wm Hodges. [Paris? 1778?]
- 1776 - 1778 - 1773
- Hodges, William, 1744-1797; Lerpiniere, Daniel, 1745?-1785
The Resolution shown in a wild storm with three waterspouts, off Cape Stephens, the northernmost point of D'Urville Island, at the top of the South Island. The incident took place in May 1773, during Captain Cook's 2nd voyage to New Zealand.
Based on an oil in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, on loan from the Admiralty, Ministry of Defence. The oil's title is A view of Cape Stephens in Cook's Straits [New Zealand] with waterspout. It was painted in 1776. An engraved version was published in Wales and Bayly's Astronomical Observations (London, 1777) Plate 4, with title Waterspouts in Cook's Straits in New Zealand. There was no engraving in the official English-language account of Cook's 2nd voyage, but this version appeared in the French-language version.
Other Titles - A view of Cape Stephens in Cook's Straits New Zealand with waterspout, May 1773. Waterspouts in Cook's Straits in New Zealand, 1777.
Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).
Physical Description: Engraving, black and white 212 x 375 mm (image); 252 x 410 mm (plate-mark) on sheet 317 x 445 mm
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- 1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Seascapes, Engraving, black and white 212 x 375 mm (image); 252 x 410 mm (plate-mark) on sheet 317 x 445 mm
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