John WEBBERThomas COOK, A man of the Sandwich Islands, in a mask Enlarge 1 /1


England 1751 – 1793

print after

Thomas COOK

1744 – 1818


A man of the Sandwich Islands, in a mask 1784
Collection Title: Cook, James and King, James. 'A voyage to the Pacific Ocean... for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere’. London: Printed by W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol & T. Codell, 1784
Page: plate 66
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, indecipherable.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 24.4 h x 17.9 w cm printed image and text 26.2 h x 17.9 w cm plate-mark 28.7 h x 20.8 w cm sheet (irregular) 52.4 h x 37.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.1215
Subject: Australia, Art period: Pre-European settlement, to 1778 Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.