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The Art of Constant Rearrangement(#441) 05/05/2019 12:00 PM AEST CLOSED!

Lot 4 of 477: WILLIAM HODGES [1744-97], The landing at Mallicolo, one of the New Hebrides (from Cook's "Voyage towards the South Pole..."), copper engraving by James Basire; hand coloured, 27 x 47 cm, The Resolution visited Malekul in July 1774. In this view Cook is depicted handing his musket to an officer, enabling him to accept the green palm branch signifying peace; the Malekulans are depicted wearing the yelau (penis case) tied up to a belt worn about the waist.

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$650
Estimate: $150 - $200

The Art of Constant Rearrangement(#441)  05/05/2019 12:00 PM AEST  CLOSED!