Specialized in the technique of engraving, Robert Bénard is mainly famous for having supplied a significant amount of plates to the Encyclopédie by Diderot & d'Alembert from 1751. We sell authentic prints and work of art and guarantee their authenticity, and would be glad to provide a certificate of authenticity upon request.Captain Cook's Third Voyage - Robert Benard. Cook's third voyage was organized to seek a more efficient route from England to both southern and eastern Asia without entailing rounding the Cape of Good Hope.
Since the beginning of the European expansion in the later fifteenth century, the search for a Passage more Northwest or even Northeast had been on the agenda of lots of northern European mariners and merchants. Incentive for the latest exploration for this specific route was England's growing interests in India, economical as well as colonial, in the late eighteenth century.Cook, who again was in command of this Resolution, was to approach the Northwest Passage from the Pacific. After leaving England separately, they regrouped at Cape Town and went from there to Tasmania, New Zealand and also Tahiti. They then continued to sail north and made landfall at the Christmas Island and Hawaiian Islands.
Cook went further northward and charted the American west coast from northern California as far as the Bering Strait. Clerke took over the command of the expedition after Cook's death, but died several months later in August. Robert B######xE9;nard was an 18th-century French engraver. Specialized in the technique of engraving, Robert B######xE9;nard is mainly famous for having supplied a significant amount of plates to the Encyclop######xE9;die by Diderot & d'Alembert from 1751. Size: 16" x 10" inches / 41 x 23 cm.Technique: Etching & Copperlate Engraving. 1890s E W Baker Cabinet Card Young Woman Portrait Placerville California.
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Authenticity: We sell original and authentic art and do not sell reproductions. Material: It comes printed on authentic antique paper. Condition: The Antique Picture for sale here is in very good condition due to age and ageing it may showcase a sign of imperfection like some age toning and /or foxing (foxing is the micro dotes that may in area of an antique picture on paper) that adds to its minimal impact. PostNord offers a tracking link to ensure peace of mind. Specializing in Antique Prints, Maps, Drawings, and Photography we are based in Sweden and are excited to make new friends worldwide.Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Original Antique Map 1788 Kerguelen Island Desolation Island Cook's Travels" is in sale since Tuesday, August 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".gallery" and is located in Stockholm.
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