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Hodges, William, 1744-1797 :The ice islands, seen the 9th of Janry., 1773. Engrav'd by B T Pouncy; drawn from nature by W Hodges. London, 1777

Reference Number: C-051-016

Icebergs inside the Antarctic Circle. One of Cook's ships is in the background and men are active in four rowing boats in the the foreground. In the nearest, a man is trying to break up a chunk of floating ice with a pick and to the right, a man is shooting at a seagull.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Benjamin Thomas Pouncy, William Hodges, Antarctica, Shooting, Icebergs, Antarctica - Discovery and exploration, Axes, Gulls, Cook, James 1728-1779 - Voyages, 2nd, 1772-1775 and Rifles.

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Hodges, William, 1744-1797 :The ice islands, seen the 9th of Janry., 1773. Engrav'd by B T Pouncy; drawn from nature by W Hodges. London, 1777, Reference Number C-051-016 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving, 215 x 382 mm. Single art work

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