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Hodges, William, 1744-1797 :The landing at Middleburgh, one of the Friendly Isles. Painted by W. Hodges. Engraved by J. K. Shirwin. Publ.d Feb 1st 1777, by W. Strahan, New Street, Shoe Lane, and Tho.s Cadel, in the Strand, London.

Reference Number: PUBL-0082-1-54

Cook and his sailors in a rowboat, with Cook about to step ashore, being met by a friendly group of local people. The Resolution and Adventure can be seen moored in the distance to the left. There is a Tongan dwelling on top of a low hill to the right, and coconut palms and other vegetation surround the group of Tongans

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to James Cook, William Hodges, Resolution HMS (Ship. fl 1771-1778), Adventure HMS (Ship. fl 1772-1774), Eua, Dwellings - Tonga, Tonga - Social life and customs and Cook, James 1728-1779 - Voyages, 2nd, 1772-1775.

Part of:
Cook, James, 1728-1779 :Voyage to the South Pole and round the world. London, 1777., Reference Number PUBL-0082 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving. Single art work

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