James HEATHJohn WEBBER, The reception of Captain James Cook, in Hapaee. Enlarge 1 /1


London, England, United Kingdom, Europe 1757 – 1834



England 1751 – 1793

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The reception of Captain James Cook, in Hapaee. 1784 Title Notes: Voyage III
Page: plate 9
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, books, ink; paper engraving and etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream paper affixed to thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: The attribution of James Heath as engraver of this print is uncertain.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Voyage number upper right in black pencil, '3 [enclosed in circle]' Inscribed with plate number lower right in black pencil, '9'. Inscribed lower right below sheet 1 in black pencil, 'XIV'.
Dimensions: printed image 22.6 h x 26.0 w sheet 1 38.1 h x 30.6 w sheet 2 62.4 h x 38.7 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4129.9.94
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, lot 626 (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.