Skip to content

Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


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

after Charles Chapman


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


Place

Where the work was made
London