A View in the Island of Pulo Condore.
London Pub.d April 1. 1809 by Boydell & Comp.y No. 90 Cheapside.
Aquatint with large margins and very fine hand colour on watermaked paper, 'J. Whatman, 1820'. Platemark: 325 x 450mm (12¾ x 17½"). Very small pin hole in sky in printed area.
A scene in Vietnam with a man walking in the centre, leading a bull with his back turned to the viewer. A group of figures to the right are gathered beside bundles of reeds at the entrance to a thatched building, set under trees. A river can be seen in the background to the right with thick trees on a slope to the left. 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.
Vol. III, Book VI p. 450.
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