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Vue De La Riviere D’Endeavour Sur La Côte De La Nouvelle Hollande Ou Le Vaisseau Fut Mis À La Bande (A View Of The Endeavour River, On The Coast Of New Holland, Where The Ship Was Laid On Shore)

c1774. Engraving, text and caption in plate above and below image, 20.1 x 33.9cm. Old vertical folds as issued, foxing, soiling, ink offset to lower plate mark below image, trimmed upper edge of plate mark.

French text reads “Tome IV, plate 1, Duret sculp.” From the French edition of John Hawkesworth’s An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, vol. 4, Paris, 1774. Depicts the Endeavour beached for repairs in North Queensland. Ref: NLA. Believed to be the first known landscape engraving of the east coast of Australia.

Item #CL181-2

Price (AUD): $990.00  Other currencies

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