View of Resolution Bay, in the Marquesas.

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Article ID OZ0500


View of Resolution Bay, in the Marquesas.


View showing Resolution Bay in the Marquesas Islands with locals on their boats (pirogues).


c. 1765


Hogg (1778-1824)

Alexander Hogg (1778-1824) was a publisher of books, maps and prints. He was active in London and worked under the sign of the Kings Arms in Paternoster Row. He became known for his publications of James Cook's voyages of discovery.

Historical Description

The Society Islands in French Polonesia. The archipelago is suspected to have been named by Captain James Cook during his first voyage in 1769, supposedly in honour of the Royal Society, the sponsor of the first British scientific survey of the islands. However, Cook himself stated in his journal that he called the islands Society as they lay contiguous to one another.

Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)23 x 37,5 cm
ConditionMinor stains
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print


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