View of the Island of Airick, belonging to the Group of Kawen, in the Radack Chain.
Hand coloured aquatint. Sheet size: 115 x 175mm (4½ x 6¾"). Trimmed inside platemark. Nick in top left & right corner.
A plate from 'Voyage Of Discovery Into The South Sea And Beering's Straits, For the purpose of exploring a north-east passage, undertaken in the years 1815-1818' by Otto von Kotzebue, 1821. An admirer of Captain Cook, Otto von Kotzebue (1787–1846) was a leading navigator, in Russian service, circumnavigating the globe three times. His 1815 expedition set out to find a passage through the Arctic, study the coastlines of Kamchatka and Alaska, and explore the Pacific.
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