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Webber, John 1751-1793 :The death of Captain Cook. Drawn by J. Webber; the figures engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R. A.; the landscape by W. Byrne. London published 1 July 1785 by W. Byrne ... & J Webber

Reference Number: C-036-010

Captain Cook, standing centre right, being stabbed in the back by a Hawaiian man, with other sailors and Hawaiians on the land and yet more in a small boat at the water's edge. There are coconut palms beyond the group of Hawaiians and sailors, and cliffs in the background. An outrigger canoe is in the right foreground.

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1 image, categorised under Engravings and Portraits, related to William Byrne, Francesco Bartolozzi, James Cook, John Webber, Kealakekua Bay, Men, Hawaiian, Weapons - Hawaii, Seafarers, Death, Firearms and Palms.

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Webber, John 1751-1793 :The death of Captain Cook. Drawn by J. Webber; the figures engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R. A.; the landscape by W. Byrne. London published 1 July 1785 by W. Byrne ... & J Webber, Reference Number C-036-010 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving, black and white 252 x 376 mm (image); 293 x 485 mm (plate-mark). Single art work

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