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Débarquement à Middelburgh Friendly Islands engraving Cook 1778
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Friendly Islands Débarquement à Middelburgh James Cook 1778

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Landing of Captain Cook at Middleburg, Friendly Islands.

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Friendly Islands Débarquement à Middelburgh James Cook 1778

Title: Débarquement à Middelburgh, L’Une des Isles Frienddly, (Des Amis).

Landing of Captain Cook at Middleburg, Friendly Islands (Tonga Islands).
The print portrays the initial establishment of a contact between peoples of different cultures; the British Navy and the inhabitants of (Ea-oo-we) Middleburg in the Friendly Islands.

This is an original engraving from the time as listed, not a later 1800 edition.

Origin: Voyage das L’Hemisphere Austral, et autour du Monde,
fait sur les Vaisseaux de Roi, L, Aventure & la Resolution…
Ecrit par Jacques Cook, Commedant de la Resolution…
Voyage round the world.

Engraved by Robert Bernard.dir(ex) (First engraver).

16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
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A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
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Size:
Sheet app.: 21.25 x 10.25 inches. 54 x 26 cm.
Image app.: 17.5 x 8.25 inches. 45.5 x 21 cm.
Condition: Fine hand colored engraving in excellent condition. Folds as published.