Pl. XI. Gezigt van het Eiland Ulietea met een dubbele Praauw en een Schuiten-huis.
Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 37 x 25,5 cm. Image size: 33,3 x 21 cm.
From a Dutch ed. of Captain Cook’s voyages: ‘Reize rondom de Waereld door James Cook […].’, 4to ed. published by Honcoop, Allart and van Cleef in Leyden, Amsterdam and The hague, from 1795. Three voyages, 1768-71, 1772-75 and 1776-79. From 1778 on printed editions of ‘ Captain Cook’s Travels’ appeared in English, Italian, French and Dutch.
Made by J.S. Klauber after an anonymous artist. Joseph Sebastian Klauber (1710-1768) was a German miniaturist and engraver of mostly religious subjects from Augsburg. He was a pupil of Antoine Birckhaert in Prague.
Condition: Good, given age. Original folds as issued, with some soiling. Vertical tears at folds at the bottom of sheet, extending into image, backed and consolidated. Small tear in left margin consolidated. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: PL. XI-ULIETEA-CANOE-SOCIETY ISLANDS-POLYNESIA