[Parkinson, Sydney] 1745-1771 :Oorlogs-Praauw van Nieuw-Zeeland / I S Klauber sc[ulpsit] Pl[ate] XVII [Leyden, Honkoop, 1803]
- Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771; Klauber, Ignaz Sebastian, 1753-1817; Honkoop (Firm); Muldoon, Thea Dale (Dame), 1927-2015
Shows long Maori war canoe with carved stern and prow, being rowed by about 30 men, with several men standing. Two further canoes with sails in the left background. Gable end Foreland, (near Gisborne) is the headland in the centre background.
Based on a drawing by Sydney Parkinson, artist on Cook's first voyage. The Endeavour visited this area in October 1869. The original drawing on which this engraving is based is in the British Library. This engraving is a Dutch re-engraving after the engraving in Hawkesworth's Voyages, published 1773, vol. 3, pl. 16.
Other Titles - War canoe of New Zealand. Voyages around the world.
Extended Title - From: Cook, James. Reizen rondom de waerld. Leyden: Honkoop, 1803, plate 17.
Library holds Cook's Reizen rondom de waerld at fR910.4/COOK/REIZ
Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).
Physical Description: Engraving, black and white on paper trimmed to plate-marks 196 x 334 mm on sheet 228 x 354 mm
Provenance: Probable donation to Prime Minister, Sir Robert Muldoon by a Dutch V.I.P.
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- 1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Landscapes (Representations), Ethnographic illustrations, Engraving, black and white on paper trimmed to plate-marks 196 x 334 mm on sheet 228 x 354 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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