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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Date:
1777
Short Title:
Amsterdam canoe.
Publisher:
W. Strahan and T. Cadell
London
Type:
View
Obj Height cm:
26
Obj Width cm:
46
Note:
Engraved technical drawing.
Reference:
Mitchell, 1381.
Country:
Tonga
Region:
Tongatapu Island (Tonga)
Full Title:
A draught plan & section of an Amsterdam canoe, seen in the South Seas, shewing two in the plan, their distance from out to outside being 13 ft. 9 in. secured with beams and fore & aft pieces of timber lashed together with sinnet made of Cocoa nut bass. W. Palmer sculp. No. XVI. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
List No:
3404.022
Page No:
v. 1 (facing p. 215)
Series No:
23
Engraver or Printer:
Palmer, 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:
3404022
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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