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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Date:
1777
Short Title:
Toupapow with corpse.
Publisher:
W. Strahan and T. Cadell
London
Type:
View
Obj Height cm:
24
Obj Width cm:
38
Note:
Engraved illustration. Shows three other human figures, large basket, vegetation, etc.
Reference:
Mitchell, 1381.
Region:
Matavai Bay (Tahiti)
Full Title:
A toupapow with a corpse on it, attended by the chief mourner in his habit of ceremony. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by W. Woolett. No. XLIV. Publish'd Feb. 1st, 1777 by W. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
List No:
3404.017
Page No:
v. 1 (facing p. 185)
Series No:
18
Engraver or Printer:
Woollett, W.
Publication Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Pub Date:
1777
Pub Title:
A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World. Performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution ... In two volumes illustrated with maps and charts ... The second edition. London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand. MDCCLXXVII.
Pub Reference:
Mitchell 1217.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3404.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
15
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
3404017
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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