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 depiction of the entry to the village of Nootka. The Nootka homes are at the edge of a forest. Locals are welcoming the expedition.
Condition is very good. Sheet size is 9.25 x 14.25 (inches).