3 Hawaiian views from Cook's Voyages: canoes & 2 others.

3 Hawaiian views from Cook's Voyages: canoes & 2 others.

Ca. 1800. Three copper engraved prints of Hawaiian subjects, including:

"Terreoboo, King of Owhyhee, bringing presents to Capt. Cook", a bold copper engraving of Hawaiian men paddling canoes, including an outrigger, which carries carvings as gifts to be offered to Captain Cook and the King of Hawaii.

The second print is titled "A Man & Woman of Sandwich Islands", an engraving with side by side portraits of Hawaiians.

The third print, "A Morai in Atooi", depicts a burial ground in the Waimea valley (Kauai), with a long house at the left side, a stony area enclosed by a stone wall and a tower like structure made of branches lashed together.

From Cook's Third Voyage, after Webber. 6 3/4 x 4 1/2" Very good condition. Item #24882

Price: $75.00

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