The Resolution beating through the Ice, with the Discovery in the most eminent danger in the distance.Vide Capt Cook's last Voyage Vol III. page 257.
London, Pub.d April 1. 1809 by Boydell & Comp.y No 90 Cheapside.
Soft ground etching & aquatint with hand colour. 325 x 450mm (12¾ x 17¾"). Stains in edges of wide margins.
A view of Captain Cook's ships the Resolution and the Discovery caught among the ice floes off the Alaskan coast, during his Third Voyage, in which Cook was told to look for the North West Passage from the Pacific coast. It was issued in 'Views in the South Seas', a collection of 16 aquatints, although it was originally published by Webber himself in 1792.
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