A Family in Dusk Bay, New ZealandAntique Print Gallery
William Hodges was the artist aboard the Resolution, Capt. James Cook's ship on his Second Voyage (1772–1775). The picture shows a Maori male carrying a taiaha (spear) and with a club (mere) on a belt around his waist. He is accompanied by four Maori women. They are surrounded by dense vegetation.
|Dimensions (mm)||337 x 196|
|Publication||1st French edition of Cook's First Voyage|
|Publisher||Saillant et Nyon – Pancoucke|
|Condition||Clear impression. Clear print mark. Sheet has four vertical folds.|