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A Chart of the Southern Hemisphere shewing the Tracks of some on the most distinguished Navigators, By Captain James Cook, of His Majesty's Navy

PAI4071

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Object ID PAI4071
Description This chart is in John Hawkesworth's account (1773) of the voyages of Captain James Cook, Joseph Banks and Captain John Byron. Captain James Cook (1728-1779) made three separate voyages to the Pacific (with the ships Endeavour, Resolution, Adventure, and Discovery) and did more than any other voyager to explore the Pacific and Southern Ocean. Cook not only encountered Pacific cultures for the first time, but also assembled the first large-scale collections of Pacific objects to be brought back to Europe. He was killed in Hawaii in 1779. Mounted in album with PAI3938-PAI4070, PAI4072-PAI4076.; Page 119.; Plate No. I.
Date made 1 Feb 1777

Artist/Maker Whitchurch, William
Strahan, William
Cadell, Thomas
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching
Measurements Sheet: 685 x 560 mm
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