View of the Harbour of Taloo, in the Island of Eimeo.
London Pub.d April 1. 1809 by Boydell & Comp.y No. 90 Cheapside.
Aquatint with large margins and very fine hand colour. Platemark: 325 x 450mm (12¾ x 17½"). Repairs to sheet including an area inside the printed area to the bottom left, stain in printed area to the left.
A landscape with several small vessels and canoes on a lake, surrounded by steep, craggy mountains covered with trees. Three figures can be seen on the shore in the left foreground, where boats are putting in. John Webber was the official artist on Cook's final voyage through the Pacific; his drawings formed the basis for printed illustrations to the account of 'A Voyage to the Pacific', published in 1784.
Vide Cook's last Voyage Vol II. Chap. V.
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