John WEBBERFrancesco BARTOLOZZIWilliam BYRNE, The death of Captain Cook Enlarge 1 /1

John WEBBER

England 1751 – 1793

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Francesco BARTOLOZZI

Italy 1725 – England 1815

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  • England from 1764

William BYRNE

England 1743 – 1805

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The death of Captain Cook 1785 Title Notes: Voyage III
Page: plate 63
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

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, '63'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.4 h x 37.9 w sheet 1 29.7 h x 40.6 w sheet 2 62.4 h x 38.7 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4129.9.148
Subject: Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English
Provenance:
  • 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.