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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-54:005
Type of object:  picture
Publisher:  [Alex. Hogg, London]
Dimensions:  350 x 229mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  genre
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1782-1785
Comments to date:  The dates refer to the two different editions of Millar's "... system of geography"
Short summary:  Picture depicting the death of James Cook. Hamilton delin. Thornton Sculp.
Title:  The death of Captn. Cook at O-why-hee near Kamschatka, whose discoveries in his lat voyage as well as those of his first and second, will be included in this new & improved system of geography.
Person:  Hamilton, William, 1751 (Chelsea, London)-1801 (London), Painter, artist
Person:  Thornton, fl. 1786, Engraver, artist
Person:  Cook, James, 1728 (Marton, Cleveland, North Riding)-1779 (Kealakekua Bay, HI), Explorer, Naval officer, Seaman, Navigator, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Millar, George Henry, The new and universal system of geography: being a complete history and description of the whole world ... 1782 and 1785. (Book)
COMMENTS
Comments:  National Library of Australia holds a picture (nla.pic-an9193370) of the same description, but engraved by J. G. Wooding.
IMAGES
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