A Man of Kamtschatka.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving with very large margins. On watermarked paper. Platemark: 265 x 215mm (10½ x 8½"). Uncut. Edges of wide margins worn.
A plate from 'Cook's Voyage to the Pacific'. A portrait of a man from the Kamtschatka penninsula in the Russian Far East, facing right, wearing traditional clothing. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
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