Capt. James Cook, F.R.S.The celebrated circumnavigator was killed at Owhyhee, Feb.y 14.th 1779. He was born at Marton, near Whitby, in Yorkshire, Oct.r 27.th 1728.
Stipple 120 x 90mm. 4¾ x 3½".
Captain James Cook (1728-1779) the famous British explorer, navigator and cartographer; known for his three voyages to the Pacific Ocean. He was killed in Hawaii in a fight with the locals during his third exploratory voyage in the Pacific in 1779.
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