Hodges, William, 1744-1797 :Boats of the Friendly Isles / drawn from nature by W Hodges. Engraved by W Watts. No. XLII. Published Feb[ruary] 1st, 1777, by Wm Strahan, in New Street Shoe Lane, and Thos Cadell in the Strand, London.
- 1773 - 1777 - 1774
- Hodges, William, 1744-1797; Watts, W, active 1777; Strahan, William, 1715-1785; Cadell, Thomas, 1742-1802
Shows Tongan canoes, with sails and cabins, and two Tongan men paddling a smaller canoe in the foreground; derived from "Boats of the Friendly Isles" a record of Cook's visit to Tonga, 1773-4, during his second circumnavigation of the world.
Verso shows ink rubbed from facing pages of "A voyage to the South Pole and around the world".
Other Titles - Boats of the Friendly Isles. 1774
Extended Title - From: Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage toward the South Pole and around the world. Vol. 2, Plate 42, facing page 18. London, 1777.
Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).
Physical Description: Engraving 214 x 372 mm (plate-mark 256 x 401 mm) on sheet 426 x 284 mm
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- 1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Landscapes (Representations), Seascapes, Engraving 214 x 372 mm (plate-mark 256 x 401 mm) on sheet 426 x 284 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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