Sporing, Herman, Dietrich, ca 1730-1771 :A larger view (by another artist) of that celebrated curiosity, the perforated rock in Tolaga Bay, in New Zealand. Sibelius sculp. London ; Alexr Hogg [1784?]

Sporing, Herman, Dietrich, ca 1730-1771 :A larger view (by another artist) of that celebrated curiosity, the perforated rock in Tolaga Bay, in New Zealand. Sibelius sculp. London ; Alexr Hogg [1784?]
Date
1784 - 1769
By
Sporing, Herman Diedrich, 1733-1771; Sibelius, Gerard, 1734-1785
Ref
B-098-024
Description

Shows a Maori man in a cloak, holding a long spear in the centre foreground, and two Europeans with another cloaked Maori at the left. The view is from Cook's Cove looking through to Tolaga Bay. Through the arched hole in the rock, a stretch of water (Tolaga Bay), with a two-sailed waka is visible.

From: Anderson, G W ed. A new, authentic and complete collection of voyages... London : Alexander Hogg, [1874] p. 44. After an earlier version published in Hawkesworth, J. Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere... (London, )

Same as A-111-002, -a, -b, -c & -d

Compare Sydney Parkinson's pen and wash drawing of the same scene, the original in the collection of the British Library.

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Engraving, hand-coloured, 200 x 328 mm.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Engraving, hand-coloured, 200 x 328 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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