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Chart of the N W Coast of America and N E Coast of Asia explored in the years 1778 & 1779


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Object ID PAI4213
Description This chart comes from the official account of Cook's third voyage, 'A voyage to the Pacific Ocean', published by Scatcherd and Whitaker in 1784. 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. John Webber was the artist on Cook’s third voyage from 1776-1780. Mounted in album with PAI4078-PAI4212, PAI4214.; Page 257.; Plate No. 36.
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Artist/Maker Harmer, T
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching
Measurements Sheet: 542 x 740 mm; Plate: 425 x 700 mm
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