Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap Cook.
$7000 / ≈ €7000
Captain Cook's daring voyages and untimely death made this one of the most famous scenes of the late 18th century.
Cassini, used Cook's "Chart of the Sandwich Islands" as a model for his map, and he made some interesting errors. His representation of the Hawaiian natives with their feather headdresses is actually more reminiscent of the American Indians. His final mistake is to show Cook, an English naval officer, in an Italian naval officer's uniform.
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