Antique print. An Offering Before Captain Cook In The Sandwich Islands

An Offering Before Captain Cook In The Sandwich Islands

Artist/Collection: Christopher Kelly
Product Code: FRP20801
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An Offering Before Captain Cook In The Sandwich Islands

26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches ).

 

This antique engraving was made in 1824 and is from "A New And Complete System Of Universal Geography, Or An Authentic History And Interesting Description Of The Whole World And Its Inhabitants" by Christopher Kelly for the firm of Thomas Kelly and was printed by Rider and Weed in Little Britain in London. The work was, according to Kelly, 'embellished with engravings executed by artists if the first ability.'
It was made by copper plate engraving on medium weight, cotton rich paper and is in good condition.

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Style
Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches )
Shape Landscape
Main Color Black + White
Size Category 21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)