Cartographer :WEBBER, John.

The death of Captain James Cook


Mort Tragique du Capitaine Cook. le 15 Février, 1779. Sur la côte d'Owhy-hée l'une des Isles Sandwich, découverte par ce Navigateur...
Paris: Isabey, 1784. 295 x 340mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 17263


The iconic image of the death of Captain Cook


To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain, &c. This Plate representing The Death of Captain Cook is humbly inscribed, by their Lordship's most obedient and devoted Servant, John Webber. Drawn by J. Webber. The Figures Engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R.A. Engraver to His Majesty. The Landscape by W. Byrne.
London: John Webber & William Byrne, 1784. Engraving with etching. Sheet 470 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 19990