Webber, John 1751-1793 :View in Queen Charlotte's Sound, New Zealand / J. Webber fecit. R.A. - London; Boydell, 1809.
- 1809 - 1777
- Webber, John, 1751-1793; Boydell & Company
Shows the ship Resolution's astronomical observation tents, Maori fishing and drying fish, several waka, crew members of the Resolution and Discovery and the two ships standing out to sea in the Queen Charlotte Sound. The location of the scene is Ship Cove, Queen Charlotte Sound. The events depicted occurred in February 1777, during Captain Cook's third voyage to New Zealand
Originally published in: Webber, J. Views in the South Seas. Pl.1.
A version in greys and sepias, a soft-ground etching, is bound into fREng / COOK / Voyage / 1784a / Copy / Atlas p. 70l, spine title Cook Views in the South Seas, reference Joppien and Smith, 3.21A a.
The reference for the hand-coloured aquatint is Joppien and Smith, 3.21A b
After a sketch made on Cook's 3rd voyage, worked up as an oil painting. The painting, now in Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, was previously in the Bishop Suter Art Gallery, Nelson.
Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).
Physical Description: Aquatint, hand-coloured, 330 x 452 mm, on sheet 400 x 530 mm
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- 1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Aquatints, Portraits, Ethnographic illustrations, Aquatint, hand-coloured, 330 x 452 mm, on sheet 400 x 530 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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