View in the Island of Cracatoa.

London: Boydell, 1809 (1820). A village scene on Krakatoa, showing two dwellings, and food production with 3 natives. The view was published in John Webber's "Views in the South Seas", which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Parsons Collection 136). London. Pubd. April 1, 1809 by Boydell & Compy. No. 90 Cheapside. Vide Cook's Last Voy. Vol. III Ch. XI. Impression mark 450 x 325 mm, on paper 500 x 363 mm. Colored aquatint in very good condition with accompanying letterpress (a little toned). The text is drawn from the published account of the voyage. The print is watermarked J. Whatman 1820, while the letterpress is watermarked C. Wilmott 1819. Joppien & Smith 3.410c. Item #14335


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