Crowning the Bust of Captain Cook.
Pub.d. May 19th 1798 by J. Le Petit. No. 22 Suffolk Street Middlesex Hospital.
Stipple. Platemark: 165 x 185mm (6½ x 7¼"). Very large margins. Slight ink offset.
Captain James Cook (1728-1779) made three important voyages of discovery to the Pacific, during which he mapped both New Zealand the east coast of Australia for the first time and discovered Hawaii, where he was killed during a skirmish.
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