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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; Webber, John, 1751-1793
Date:
1785
Short Title:
Human sacrifice, Otaheite.
Publisher:
G. Nicol and T. Cadell
London
Type:
View
Obj Height cm:
27
Obj Width cm:
48
Note:
Engraved illustration. Shows Tahitians, Cook party, human skulls, huts, vegetation, drums, etc.
Reference:
Mitchell, 1743.
Region:
Tahiti
Full Title:
A human sacrifice, in a morai, in Otaheite. J. Webber del. W. Woollett sc. (London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785)
List No:
3405.043
Page No:
Atlas pl. 25
Series No:
46
Engraver or Printer:
Woollett, W.
Publication Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; King, James
Pub Date:
1785
Pub Title:
Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. In three volumes. Vol. I. and II. written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Vol. III. by Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.S. ... The second edition. (with Atlas) London: Printed by H. Hughs, For G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, in the Strand; and T. Cadell, in the Strand. M.DCC.LXXXV.
Pub Reference:
Mitchell, 1552.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3405.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
13
Pub Height cm:
28
Pub Width cm:
23
Image No:
3405043
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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