The impact of Captain Cook's explorations were vast at the time. They introduced new cultures, dismissed the existence of mythic continents, employeed the latest scientific methods, and laid the foundation for a new era of settlement and commerce. This print from the third and final expedition of Cook and his men was from a richly engraved French edition.
A portrait of a tranquil fishing community surrounded y palm trees. The Cook's expedition appears to be interacting with various local community groups and individuals.
Condition is very good. Sheet size is 9 x 19.5 (inches).