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Tahiti. A Young Woman of Otaheite Dancing, Bringing Present. Bankes c1790

Tahiti. A Young Woman of Otaheite Dancing, Bringing Present. Bankes c1790

by Bankes, Rev. Thomas

Habit of A YOUNG WOMAN of OTAHEITE Dancing. Habit of A YOUNG WOMAN of OTAHEITE bringing a Present.

Wonderful copperplate engraving based on the drawing by the Admiralty-appointed official artist on the voyage of Captain Cook, John Webber (1751-1793). Published in London between 1787 and 1790 for Bankes's New System of Geography Published by Royal Authority: A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography Antient (sic) and Modern.. by the Reverend Thomas Bankes.

Page measures 240 x 380mm (9.5 x 15 inches). This wonderful engraving has good wide borders around the engravings, and the usual watermarks and soiling, but it is still a lovely image.

Stock Number: apTahCook6Price: $165.00

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