Capt: James Cook, F.R.S…. COOK: PORTRAIT, William Rollinson.

Capt: James Cook, F.R.S…
Capt: James Cook, F.R.S…

New York: Benjamin Gomez, circa 1779.

Engraving, 13 x 10 cm. mounted and in a handsome early timber frame.

Engraved portrait appeared as frontispiece to the New York octavo edition of third voyage, the image is based on Nathaniel Dance's original portrait, commissioned by Joseph Banks, for which Cook sat for Dance in 1776, before sailing on his third voyage. It shows Cook wearing captain's full-dress uniform and holding a chart, unlike the original portrait, this chart has no details.

Engraved portrait appeared as frontispiece to the New York octavo edition of third voyage, the image is based on Nathaniel Dance's original portrait, commissioned by Joseph Banks, for which Cook sat for Dance in 1776, before sailing on his third voyage. It shows Cook wearing captain's full-dress uniform and holding a chart, unlike the original portrait, this chart has no details.

Frontispiece to Beddie,1579; Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography 259

Price (AUD): $1,850.00  other currencies     Ref: #4504867

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