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Wale, Samuel d 1786 :A chief and other natives of O-Taheitee, visiting Capt.n Cook in his second voyage to the Southern Hemisphere / Wale delin.; Grignion sculp. Engraved for Millar's New complete & universal system of geography. [1782]

Reference Number: A-111-141

Shows Captain Cook aboard the Resolution (or Adventure) meeting a group of Tahitians in 1773 or 1774.

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1 image, categorised under Engravings, Portraits, Conjectural works and Shipboard scenes, related to Alexander Hogg, James Cook, Samuel d Wale, Charles Grignion, George Henry Millar, Resolution HMS (Ship. fl 1771-1778), Adventure HMS (Ship. fl 1772-1774), Tahiti, Ordnance, Seafarers, Cook, James 1728-1779 - Voyages, 2nd, 1772-1775, Flags, Ships - Equipment and supplies, Uniforms, Tahitians and Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts).

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Wale, Samuel d 1786 :A chief and other natives of O-Taheitee, visiting Capt.n Cook in his second voyage to the Southern Hemisphere / Wale delin.; Grignion sculp. Engraved for Millar's New complete & universal system of geography. [1782], Reference Number A-111-141 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)engraving on laid paper (no watermarks) 272 x 170 mm (plate-mark) on sheet 352 x 231 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Cook visited Tahiti in 1773 and 1774 during his second voyage. It is not certain which of the two visits is depicted in this engraving.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000008)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - "From Hingston papers" [in pencil]

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