Antique print, titled: ”Binnengezigt van het eiland Atooi.” – This original antique print shows a view of ”Atooi”, Hawaii.
Made by John Webber after Cook.
Medium: engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 26.6 x 19.4 cm (10.47 x 7.64 inch). Image size: 26 x 18.7 cm. (10.24 x 7.36 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A few minor crinkles and creases. Some tiny spots. Small hole in rusty spot (left palm tree), hardly visible. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
HAWAII-ATOOI-NATIVES | DP-A2-002-48
From a Dutch edition of Cook’s voyages, published c. 1790. Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘John Webber’ after ‘James Cook’.
Biography engraver: John Webber (1751 – 1793) was an English artist who accompanied Captain Cook on his third Pacific expedition. He is best known for his images of Australasia, Hawaii and Alaska.