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Vue d'Isle d'Ulietea avec une double pirogue et un hangar on les insulaires retirent leurs batiments de mer

Date: 1774
Dimensions:
Overall: 397 x 272 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00001472
Place Manufactured:Paris
Related Place:Raiatea,

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    Description
    Engraving titled 'Vue d'isle d'ulietea avec une double pirogue et un hangar on les insulaires retirent leurs batiments de mer' ('View of the Isle of Ulietea with double canoe and a shed were withdrawing their island sea buildings')
    from a French translation of Captain Cook's first voyage on the ENDEAVOUR'. The scene records Cook's visit to Tahiti in 1769.
    SignificanceDuring this period of exploration, European countries were vying for knowledge of the unknown world. Expeditions such as Cook's voyages were pushing the physical and intellectual boundaries further and further and their journals, images and discoveries were eagerly awaited at home and published in many languages.

    HistoryFrom the French edition of James Cook's first voyage entitled 'Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majesté Britannique actuellement régnante pour faire des découvertes dans l'hémisphère méridional, et successivement exécutés par le commodore Byron, le capitaine Carteret, le capitaine Wallis et le capitaine Cook dans les vaisseaux "LE DAUPHIN ", "LE SWALLOW" and " LE ENDEAVOUR". Translated by Suard and published in Paris by Saillant et Nyon - Pancoucke in 4 volumes with numerous illustrations, charts, and maps.

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    Assigned title: A view on the Island of Ulietea with double hulled canoe and a boat house

    Primary title: Vue d'Isle d'Ulietea avec une double pirogue et un hangar on les insulaires retirent leurs batiments de mer

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