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A brief account of the death of Captain James Cook , [i.e. 1794]
A brief account of the death of Captain James Cook : to accompany the print.
- London : Published 12th May, 1774, by Laurie and Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street, [i.e. 1794]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet ( page) ; 41 x 26 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Full Orbis Record:
- Place of publication follows publication statement.
Printed to accompany the copper engraving entitled Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of Owhyee, one of the Sandwich Islands, by George Carter; see Mitchell Library, Sydney, Bibliography of Captain James Cook, nos. 2569-2570.
Forbes, D.W. Hawaiian national bibliography 1780-1900, no. 235
Mitchell Library, Sydney. Bibliography of Captain James Cook R.N., F.R.S., circumnavigator, no. 2459
Broadside advertising the engraving "Death of Captain James Cook," after a drawing by George Carter, published in London by Laurie & Whittle, dated May 12, 1794. Broadside text describes Cook's arrival at Kealakekua, his skirmishes with the Hawaiians, and his death at Kaawaloa as portrayed in the engraving. Several figures present in the engraving are identified in the text, including "Mr. Roberts whose portrait as an officer in the pinnace may be seen."
- Subject Terms:
- Cook, James, 1728-1779.
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