- Museum number
- Object: The Death of Captain Cook
Captain Cook at the edge of the shore at Kealakekua Bay, Polynesian natives behind him brandishing spears, one of whom raises a stave to stab the captain who holds a gun and gestures to left in an attempt to stop his companions firing on the crowd, while they put away in a boat, some swimming towards it, other still on shore, fighting for their lives and an officer in the foreground turning to fire at his Captain's attacker; after Webber. 1784.
Etching and engraving
- Production date
Height: 48 centimetres (mount)
Height: 48 centimetres (print)
Width: 60.50 centimetres (mount)
Width: 60.50 centimetres (print)
- Curator's comments
- Related image: Oc2006-PRT131, Oc2006-PRT134, , Oc2006-PRT135 and Oc2006-PRT140.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2018-2019, 29 Nov-4 Aug, London, BM, G91, Reimagining Captain Cook: Pacific Perspectives
- Worn at the edges.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Cook's Voyage to the Pacific Ocean
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Ethno12
Miscellaneous number: KXT.Oc.47 (Old BM series number)