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Title

James Cook, A voyage towards the South Pole and round the world...1773-1775 (Cook's second voyage), London, 1777

1777

Artists

after William Hodges

United Kingdom

1744 – 1797

after George Forster

Germany, United Kingdom

1754 – 1794

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    London England
    Date
    1777
    Media categories
    Print , Book
    Materials used
    sixty-three engravings printed in black ink on predominately laid paper in a bound book
    Dimensions
    35.8 x 53.0 x 3.0 cm closed :

    b - A chart of the Southern Hemisphere shewing [sic] the tracks of most distinguished navigators by James Cook of his Majesty's navy. [No I], 64.5 x 59.5 cm, sheet is irregular in size and folded within the book

    c - A chart of the Southern extremity of America 1775 [No II], 45.4 x 52.2 cm, plate dimensions

    c - A chart of the Southern extremity of America 1775 [No II], 48.1 x 57.5 cm, sheet is irregular in size and folded within the book

    d - Chart of Discoveries made in the South Pacific Ocean in His Majesty's Ship 'Resolution' under the command of Captain Cook 1774 [No III], 38.8 x 48.1 cm, plate dimensions

    d - Chart of Discoveries made in the South Pacific Ocean in His Majesty's Ship 'Resolution' under the command of Captain Cook 1774 [No III], 46 x 61 cm, sheet is irregular in size and folded within the book

    e - Chart of Discoveries made in the South Atlantic Ocean in His Majesty's Ship 'Resolution' under the command of Captain Cook in Janurary 1775 [No IV], 35 x 35 cm, plate dimensions

    e - Chart of Discoveries made in the South Atlantic Ocean in His Majesty's Ship 'Resolution' under the command of Captain Cook in Janurary 1775 [No IV], 40 x 47.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size and folded within the book

    f - Sketch of Marquesa de Menoşa [No V], 20 x 17.2 cm, plate dimensions

    f - Sketch of Marquesa de Menoşa [No V], 34 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    g - Norfolk Isle [No VI], 22.2 x 20.6 cm, plate dimensions

    g - Norfolk Isle [No VI], 33.4 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    h - Christmas Sound on the SW Coast of Terra Del Fuego [No VII], 23.4 x 18.2 cm, plate dimensions

    h - Christmas Sound on the SW Coast of Terra Del Fuego [No VII], 33 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    i - Sketch of Van Diemen Land explored by Capt Furneaux in March 1773 [No VIII], 23.6 x 16 cm, plate dimensions

    i - Sketch of Van Diemen Land explored by Capt Furneaux in March 1773 [No VIII], 34 x 24 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    j - Easter Island [No IX], 22.8 x 21.4 cm, plate dimensions

    j - Easter Island [No IX], 34 x 25.4 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    k - Port Praya in the Island St Jago on of the Cape de Verds [No X], 19.8 x 18.4 cm, plate dimensions

    k - Port Praya in the Island St Jago on of the Cape de Verds [No X], 34.6 x 24.4 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    l - Port Sandwich in Mallicollo, Harbour of Balade in New Caledonia, Port Resolution in the Isle of Tanna [No XI], 26.6 x 20.7 cm, plate dimensions

    l - Port Sandwich in Mallicollo, Harbour of Balade in New Caledonia, Port Resolution in the Isle of Tanna [No XI], 33.8 x 24.4 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    m - Harvey's Island, Palmerston Isle, Turtle Isle, Savage Isle [No XII], 33.4 x 24 cm, sheet is irregular in size; platemark too faint

    n - Sketch of Dusky Bay in New Zeeland [sic] 1773 [No XIII], 22.4 x 39 cm, plate dimensions

    n - Sketch of Dusky Bay in New Zeeland [sic] 1773 [No XIII], 33.2 x 48.4 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    o - Chart of the Friendly Isles [No XIV], 23.6 x 35.4 cm, plate dimensions

    o - Chart of the Friendly Isles [No XIV], 33.4 x 48.4 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    p - A draught plan and section of the Britannia Otehite War Cannoe [No XV], 26 x 47 cm, plate dimensions

    p - A draught plan and section of the Britannia Otehite War Cannoe [No XV], 31.8 x 49.8 cm, sheet is irregular in size

    q - A draught plan and section of the Amsterdam Cannoe [No XVI], 26 x 56.4 cm, plate dimensions

    q - A draught plan and section of the Amsterdam Cannoe [No XVI], 33.8 x 61.8 cm, sheet is irregular in size and folded within the book

    r - [Ornaments and weapons at the Marquesas] [No XVII], 22 x 17.4 cm, plate dimensions

    r - [Ornaments and weapons at the Marquesas] [No XVII], 32.4 x 24 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size.

    s - [Weapons at Mallicollo and Tanna] [No XVIII], 22.2 x 17.5 cm, plate dimensions

    s - [Weapons at Mallicollo and Tanna] [No XVIII], 33.2 x 23.4 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size.

    t - [Specimens of New Zealand workmanship] [No XIX], 22 x 17.4 cm, plate dimensions

    t - [Specimens of New Zealand workmanship] [No XIX], 32.4 x 22.4 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size.

    u - [Ornaments, weapons, at New Caledonia] [No XX], 23.8 x 37.6 cm, plate dimensions

    u - [Ornaments, weapons, at New Caledonia] [No XX], 32.4 x 48.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    v - [Ornaments, utensils, and weapons at the Friendly Isles] [No XXI], 23.3 x 38.1 cm, plate dimensions

    v - [Ornaments, utensils, and weapons at the Friendly Isles] [No XXI], 33 x 48.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    w - [Tea Tree Plant of New Zealand] [No XXII], 21.8 x 17.5 cm, plate dimensions

    w - [Tea Tree Plant of New Zealand] [No XXII], 33.8 x 24.6 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    x - [Flax plant of New Zealand] [No XXIII], 37.4 x 22.7 cm, plate dimensions which are inverted as the image is inserted sideways in the book.

    x - [Flax plant of New Zealand] [No XXIII], 47.2 x 32.9 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    y - [Plant used at Otaheite to catch fish by intoxicating them] [No XXVI], 37.8 x 22.7 cm, plate dimensions which are inverted as the image is inserted sideways in the book.

    y - [Plant used at Otaheite to catch fish by intoxicating them] [No XXVI], 33.8 x 48.3 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    z - Woman of Easter Island [No XXV], 25.6 x 19.4 cm, plate dimensions

    z - Woman of Easter Island [No XXV], 33.4 x 23 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size.

    aa - Man of the Island of Tanna [No XXVI], 33.6 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to determine platemark.

    bb - Man in Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego [No XXVII], 32.6 x 23.8 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to determine platemark.

    cc - Afia-too-ca, a burying place in the Isle of Amsterdam [No XXVIII], 26.2 x 40.2 cm, plate dimensions

    cc - Afia-too-ca, a burying place in the Isle of Amsterdam [No XXVIII], 33 x 47.8 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    dd - View in Island of Tanna [No XXIX], 24.1 x 38.8 cm, plate dimensions

    dd - View in Island of Tanna [No XXIX], 33.2 x 48.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    ee - The ice islands seen on the 9th of Jany., 1773 [No XXX], 25 x 40 cm, plate dimensions

    ee - The ice islands seen on the 9th of Jany., 1773 [No XXX], 33.8 x 48.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    ff - View in the Island of Pines [No XXXI], 26.6 x 40.8 cm, plate dimensions

    ff - View in the Island of Pines [No XXXI], 32.6 x 47.6 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    gg - Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego [No XXXII], 25.4 x 40.1 cm, plate dimensions

    gg - Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego [No XXXII], 33.1 x 47.8 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    hh - Resolution Bay in the Marquesas [No XXXIII], 24 x 39 cm, plate dimensions

    hh - Resolution Bay in the Marquesas [No XXXIII], 32.8 x 48.6 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    ii - Possession Bay in the Island of South Georgia [No XXXIV], 24.1 x 38.9 cm, plate dimensions

    ii - Possession Bay in the Island of South Georgia [No XXXIV], 32.6 x 47.8 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    jj - O-Hedidee [No XXXV], 26 x 19.6 cm, plate dimensions

    jj - O-Hedidee [No XXXV], 33.3 x 24 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size.

    kk - Chief at Sta Christina [No XXXVI], 32.4 x 24.6 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to determine platemark. The print was once loose and has been reconnected by conservation.

    ll - Woman at Sta Christina [No XXXVII], 33.2 x 26 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to determine platemark. The print was once loose and has been reconnected by conservation.

    mm - Otoo, King of O-Taheite [No XXXVIII], 33.4 x 23.6 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to identify platemark.

    nn - Man of New Caledonia [No XXXIX], 33.2 x 24.5 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to identify platemark.

    oo - Otago [No XL], 33.1 x 24.6 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to identify platemark.

    pp - Tynai-mai [No XLI], 26.1 x 19.8 cm, plate dimensions

    pp - Tynai-mai [No XLI], 33.8 x 23.8 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size.

    qq - Boats of the Friendly Isles [No XLII], 25.4 x 40.2 cm, plate dimensions

    qq - Boats of the Friendly Isles [No XLII], 32.8 x 49.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    rr - A View in the Island of Rotterdam [No XLIII], 26.7 x 40.4 cm, plate dimensions

    rr - A View in the Island of Rotterdam [No XLIII], 33.7 x 48.8 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    ss - Woman of the Island of Tanna [No XLV], 32.1 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to identify platemark.

    tt - A toupapow with a corpse on it, attended by the Chief Mourner in his habit of ceremony [No XLIV], 24 x 38.6 cm, plate dimensions

    tt - A toupapow with a corpse on it, attended by the Chief Mourner in his habit of ceremony [No XLIV], 33.2 x 48.4 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    uu - Man of Easter Island [No XLVI], 32.1 x 23.6 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to idenitify platemark.

    vv - Man of the Island of Mallicolo [No XLVII], 33.6 x 23.6 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to indentify platemark.

    ww - Woman of New Caledonia [No XLVIII], 32.8 x 23.8 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to indentify platemark.

    xx - Monuments in Easter Island [No XLIX], 24 x 39 cm, plate dimensions

    xx - Monuments in Easter Island [No XLIX], 33 x 47.7 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    yy - View in the Island of New Caledonia [No L], 26.8 x 40.4 cm, plate dimensions

    yy - View in the Island of New Caledonia [No L], 33.5 x 47.6 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    zz - The Spruce Fir of New Zealand [No LI], 23.6 x 18.8 cm, plate dimensions

    zz - The Spruce Fir of New Zealand [No LI], 34.6 x 24.6 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    aaa - Poe-bird, New Zealand [No LII], 22 x 17.6 cm, plate dimensions

    aaa - Poe-bird, New Zealand [No LII], 32.6 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    bbb - The Island of Otahiete bearing SE distant one league [No LIII], 26.8 x 49.6 cm, plate dimensions

    bbb - The Island of Otahiete bearing SE distant one league [No LIII], 32.2 x 50.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    ccc - Man of New Zealand [No LV], 33.2 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to indentify platemark.

    ddd - Potatow [No LVI], 34.2 x 24.5 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to indentify platemark.

    eee - Omai [No LVII], 33.8 x 24.2 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to indentify platemark.

    fff - Woman of New Zealand [No LVIII], 33 x 23.8 cm, sheet is irregular and has been reduced in size. Unable to indentify platemark.

    ggg - The landing at Tanna, one of the New Hebrides [No LIX], 27.8 x 50.4 cm, plate dimensions

    ggg - The landing at Tanna, one of the New Hebrides [No LIX], 33.9 x 51.3 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    hhh - The landing at Mallicolo, one of the New Hebrides [No LX], 28.6 x 49 cm, plate dimensions

    hhh - The landing at Mallicolo, one of the New Hebrides [No LX], 34 x 50.6 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    iii - The fleet of Otaheite assembled at Oparee [No LXI], 24.7 x 39.6 cm, plate dimensions

    iii - The fleet of Otaheite assembled at Oparee [No LXI], 33.2 x 48.1 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    jjj - The landing at Erramanga, one of the New Hebrides [No LXII], 33.6 x 51.2 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    kkk - Family in Dusky Bay, New Zealand [No LXIII], 25.4 x 38 cm, plate dimensions

    kkk - Family in Dusky Bay, New Zealand [No LXIII], 34.6 x 49 cm, sheet is irregular in size.

    Credit
    Purchased 1990
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    207.1990.3.a-kkk
    Artist information
    after William Hodges

    Works in the collection

    1

    Artist information
    after George Forster

    Works in the collection

    1

    Artist information
    after Charles Chapman

    Works in the collection

    1

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    Where the work was made

    London