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A Chart of Part the East coast of North Island, New Zealand showing Hawkes Bay and Povery Bay
Richard Pickergill's survey of the Poverty Bay and Hawks Bay in 1769
|Size Of Original:||w64.5" x h33"|
|Paper Type||Cotton Rag|
The full title of this beautiful chart, reads 'A Chart of a Coast in ye South Sea Discovered by his Majesty's Bark Endeavour. Lieut James Cook between Lat 38½ &c 41˚ S' by Richard Pickersgill'. Pickersgill was Lieutenant James Cook's Masters Mate on the Endeavour during his first voyage of discovery South 1768-1771. He was Cook's major contributor to the 200 plus surveys made on that journey and was highly regarded by Cook for his skills as a surveyor, his abilities to work and deal with the indigenous peoples they encountered, as well as for his judgment.