A Family in Dusk Bay, New Zealand

A Family in Dusk Bay, New Zealand

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$160.00

William Hodges was the artist aboard the Resolution, Capt. James Cook's ship on his Second Voyage (1772-1775). The picture shows a Maori male carrying a taiaha(spear) and with a (mere)club on a belt around his waist. He is accompanied by four Maori women. They are surrounded by dense vegetation.

Artist Sidney Parkinson
Date 1773
Dimensions (mm) 337 x 196
Engraver Le Veau
Place Paris
Publication 1st French edition of Cook's First Voyage
Publisher Saillant et Nyon - Pancoucke
Condition Clear impression. Clear print mark. Sheet has four vertical folds.