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Captain James Cook

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc2006,Prt.141

  • Title (object)

    • Captain James Cook
  • Description

    Print. Portrait of Captain James Cook wearing a suit, seated, resting one arm on a manuscript laid on a table, his hat and a book are next to the manuscript; after a picture by Dance now at Greenwich; state published by Wilkinson. 1784
    Etching with engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1784
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 50.2 centimetres (print)
    • Width: 32.9 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of print
      • Inscription Content

        Captain James Cook
        N Dance Pinx Engd by J.K. Sherwin Engraver to his Majesty & his Royal Highness Prince of Wales
        Published Augt 1st 1784 by J.K. Sherwin No28 St James Street & and by R.Wilkinson No58 Cornhill London.
      • Inscription Comment

        printed in ink
  • Curator's comments

    See 1977,U.651 for scratched-letter state.

  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 2 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Foxing

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc2006,Prt.141

Print. Portrait of Captain James Cook wearing a suit, seated, resting one arm on a manuscript laid on a table, his hat and a book are next to the manuscript.1784.  Engraving

Print. Portrait of Captain James Cook wearing a suit, seated, resting one arm on a manuscript laid on a table, his hat and a book are next to the manuscript.1784. Engraving

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