Artist unknown: Gesigt van het Eiland Otahiti op den Afstand van eene See Myl in het Z. O. [1774. Copied ca 1785]
- 1774 - 1820
- Copy by an unknown Dutch artist after Hodges' engraving published in Cook (1777, I, Plate 53, fp 181) 'The island of Otaheite bearing S. E. distant one mile'. Shows Matavai Bay with Tahiti in the background, with small and large canoes in the foreground. The canoe to the right has a tall ornamented prow. From Captain James Cook's second voyage to the Pacific. Verso shows handwritten text in Dutch. There is some variation in the details between this and the engraved version. Other Titles - View of the Island Tahiti at the distance of one sea-mile from the south-east [translation] Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - title in ink. Also verso covered in text in Dutch describing the scene Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour and holograph in album 272 x 430 mm
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- 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour and holograph in album 272 x 430 mm
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