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A young woman of Otaheite, bringing a present, 1784 / Francesco Bartolozzi
Bib ID 7788891
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Author
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, engraver
 
Description 1784 
1 print : engraving ; plate mark 35 x 28 cm, on sheet 54.5 x 40.5 cm 
Notes

Title from caption.

"Rare engraving from the official British Admiralty sanctioned edition of the accounts of Cook's third and final voyage. All other later copies made of this image by other publishers were unauthorised, usually smaller and inferior in quality. Cook arrived at Matavia Bay, Tahiti on 24th August and stayed until 30 September, 1777."--Information from acquisitions documentation.

Inscriptions: "A young woman of Otaheite, bringing a present"--Printed below image; "J.Webber del"--Printed lower left. "F.Bartolozzi sc"--Printed lower right.

Condition: Yellowing and spotting.

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2018. 
Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Voyages -- 3rd, 1776-1780 -- Pictorial works.  |  Tahitians -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island) -- Early works to 1800 -- Pictorial works.  |  Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Early works to 1800 -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Webber, John, 1752-1793, artist
Terms of Use Copyright restrictions may apply. 

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