A View of Christmas Harbour, on Kerguelen's Land.
Aquatint, rare; platemark 130 x 210mm (5 x 8¼").
Christmas Harbour in the Kerguelen Islands (also known as Desolation Islands) in the Southern Indian Ocean. Over 2000 miles from the nearest populated location, the islands are amongst the most isolated places on earth, with no indigenous inhabitants but a small population of scientists and engineers. Derived from an engraving after John Webber which published in Cook's 'Voyage to the Pacific' (1784).
Not in abbey.
[Ref: 33771] £130.00