Possession Bay in the Island of South Georgia.
London: 1777. Notes: View of Possession Bay in the Island of South Georgia, from the official account of Cook's second voyage, 'A Voyage towards the South Pole', published by Strahan and Cadell in 1777.This is from a drawing made in January of 1775 at Christmas Sound in Tierra Del Fuego.
William Hodges (1744 - 1797) joined Cook's second expedition to the South Pacific as a draughtsman 1772-75 and was employed by the Admiralty in finishing his drawings., Image Size : 212x371 (mm), 8.35x14.61 (Inches), Platemark Size : 238x387 (mm), 9.37x15.24 (Inches), Paper Size : 283x425 (mm), 11.14x16.73 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Medium: Copper Engraving, Categories: Views South America; Views Arctic & Antarctic;. Very Good, Item #P5300