Chart of the Island of 'Otaheite' 1769

Maker
James Cook
Production date
1769
Description
Lithograph of James Cook's map of 'Otaheite' (Tahiti). In April 1769, Captain James Cook made his first visit to the island. He, along with Charles Green and Daniel Solander, set up camp at Matavai Bay and stayed on until 9 August, 1769.
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Media/Materials
hand tinted lithograph
Measurements
211 x 354 mm (image)
Collection
Department Collection Type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1972/122/2

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