Copper engraving. Engraved by Warren. Overall size in off-white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove : 30.6cms.x 37.7cms. Image size including titles : 128mm.x 192mm including title. Image from Cook's voyages. Very good condition. (New Caledonia separated from Australia 65 million years ago, subsequently drifting in a north-easterly direction, reaching its present position about 50 million years ago) John Webber (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; British; Male; 1751 - 1793) Painter and etcher. Born in England to Swiss parents; trained in Switzerland under Aberli, and later spent five years in Paris. In London again in 1770s. Exhibited RA in 1776, which led to appointment to accompany Captain Cook on the 3rd voyage to the South Pacific 1776-80. On return produced drawings for the official publication, and later in 1787-92 published his own set of views of the South Seas. (Information: British Museum)
|Subject||South Pacific Islands|
|Published at year||1820circa|
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