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A representation of the interview between Commodore Byron and the Patagonians (without title)


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Object ID PAI3947
Description Vice Admiral John Byron accompanied George Anson on his circumnavigation of the globe (via the Falkland Islands and through the Pacific) in the 1760s. Byron was published (along with Captain James Cook and Joseph Banks) by John Hawkesworth. Byron's mention of signs of a southern continent encouraged the immediate preparation of another expedition to the Pacific. In this work, Byron is meeting natives of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia. Mounted in album with PAI3938-PAI3946, PAI3948-PAI4076.; Page 8.
Date made 1760s

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials engraving & etching
Measurements Sheet: 255 x 437 mm; Plate: 240 x 424 mm
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