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  AUSTRALASIA 
 Pacific and Australasia 

HODGES, William. [Native canoes of the Marquesas Islands]
Resolution Bay in the Marquesas. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1777. 250x 395mm.
A Polynesian canoe in Resolution Bay on the Marquesas Islands, named after Capt. Cook's ship Resolution during his second voyage to the South Seas.
[Ref: 17127]    £150.00 ($191 • €168 rates)


 New Zealand 

HODGES, William. [The Maori inhabitants of Dusky Bay, New Zealand, from Cook's Voyages]
Family in Dusky Bay, New Zeland. London: Strahan & Cadell, 1777. 225 x 380mm.
An illustration to Captain Cook's 'A Voyage towards the South Pole' depicting a Maori family in Cascade Cove; a standing man and woman plus a woman squatting with a child on her back. Their garb appears to consist of skin cloaks and skirts made of leaves and grass. The man is armed with a greenstone 'mere' and a 'taiha (the longer, carved wooden club), whilst the woman is armed with a long spear. Hodges sketched the same family several times during the expedition's stay.
[Ref: 17122]    £120.00 ($153 • €135 rates)


 Oceania 

HODGES, William. [A Tahitian war fleet]
The Fleet of Otaheite assembled at Oparee. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 250 x 395mm.
When Captain Cook visited Tahiti on his Second Voyage he witnessed an army of about 4,000 men preparing to battle against the chief of a neighbouring island. One of the Tahitian leaders, Te-ari'i-fa, suggested that Hodges should draw the assembled fleet. On his return to London Hodges composed paintings from his sketches; this scene was his largest. William Woollett then engraved the painting for the Official Account of the expedition, 'A Voyage towards the South Pole'.
[Ref: 17119]    £120.00 ($153 • €135 rates)


HODGES, William. [A view of Tahiti from Cook's second voyage]
The island of Otahiete bearing S.E. distant one league. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1777. 250 x 475mm.
A view of Otahiete, published in 'A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World'. Otaheite (Tahiti) was originally named Port Royal Harbour in King George the Third's Island by Captain Samuel Wallis (1728-1795).
[Ref: 17312]    £100.00 ($127 • €112 rates)


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