U.S., Alaska, Prince William´s Sound; Anderson / Hogg / Webber / Cook - Portrait of a Man of Prince William´s Sound.../ A View of Snug Corner Cove in Prince William´s Sound - 1781-1800

Description
U.S., Alaska, Prince William´s Sound; Anderson / Hogg / Webber / Cook - Portrait of a Man of Prince William´s Sound.../ A View of Snug Corner Cove in Prince William´s Sound - 1781-1800
Twp large 18th century copper engravings showing part of South Alaska and it´s people

1. Portrait of a Man of Prince William´s Sound/Portrait of a Woman of Prince William´s Sound (1784)

Two images on one sheet, depicting a man and a woman of Prince William’s Sound on the south coast of Alaska.

Image 22x34,5cm, page 23x37cm


2. A View of Snug Corner Cove in Prince William´s Sound (1784)

Cook traveled to Prince William Sound (Sandwich Sound), Alaska, from May 12-20, 1778. The countryside was found to be rather inhospitable.

Image 22x36cm, page 23,5x37cm


This version is from George William Anderson’s ´A New Authentic and Complete Account of Voyages Round the World….´ London, 1784


In December the mail delivery may have to deal with a considerable delay due to the holidays. Take this into account.

(Items: 2)

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
U.S.
Geographical specification
Alaska, Prince William´s Sound
Map maker/ publisher
Anderson / Hogg / Webber / Cook
Map/ Book title
Portrait of a Man of Prince William´s Sound.../ A View of Snug Corner Cove in Prince William´s Sound
Period
1781-1800
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Twp large 18th century copper engravings showing part of South Alaska and it´s people
Size of the largest image
22×36 cm
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