John K. SHERWINNathaniel DANCE, Captain James Cook Enlarge 1 /1


England 1751 – 1790


Nathaniel DANCE

England 1735 – 1811

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Captain James Cook 1784 Title Notes: Voyage I
Page: plate 1
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, books, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream paper subsequently affixed to backing sheet of thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre of backing sheet, 'JW HAIMAN'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with voyage and plate numbers upper right of backing sheet in black pencil, '1 [enclosed in circle] / 1'.
Dimensions: printed image 28.0 h x 23.8 w sheet 29.9 h x 25.7 w backing sheet 62.6 h x 38.7 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4129.9.1
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English Portait: male, James Cook
  • Collection of Charles Hoare (1767-1851) of Luscombe, Devon, England, grandson of Henry Hoare of Stourhead, Wiltshire and a partner in the family bank Hoare & Co. [Bookplate]
  • ? Hoare family library, Stourhead, Wiltshire
  • Unknown collection.
  • Collection of John D. Altmann (1919-1996).
  • At auction, 'Rare books and manuscripts', Melbourne: Christie's Australia, 28 November 1996, lot626 (ill.) estimate $30-40,000.
  • With Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2013.