Le Capne. Jacques Cook.Membre de la Societé Royale de Londres. Pl. 1.
[Paris. n.d., c.1778.]
Robert Benard (1750-1785). Frontispiece to: Voyage dans l'hemisphere austral et autour du monde. Captain James Cook FRS RN (7 November 1728 – 14 February 1779) was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. Cook was the first to map Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands as well as the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.
After the engraving by Basire of the William Hodges portrait. U3028. Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK6564.
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