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A collection of large drawings in Indian ink, made by William Hodges, during the second voyage of Captain Cook, in 1772-1774.

Add MS 15743 : 1774-1775

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  • Title:
    A collection of large drawings in Indian ink, made by William Hodges, during the second voyage of Captain Cook, in 1772-1774.
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 15743
  • Creation Date: 1774-1775
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent:

    Ten drawings, three of which are in two parts. Thirteen sheets in total


    Access Conditions: Restrictions to access apply please consult British Library staff:
  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents:

    Created during or after Captain Cook's second voyage, 1772-1774.



    Notes:

    Folios 8 and 9 were exhibited in Captain James Cook: his artists and draughtsmen, Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand, October 1964- December 1964.

    Folios 2, 5, 8, 9, 10 were exhibited in William Hodges 1744-1797: The Art of Exploration, National Maritime Museum, July 2004- November 2004.


  • History:
    Custodial History:
    Acquired from the Admiralty by the British Museum in 1844 as part of a larger collection of drawings and charts from the voyages. These drawings were transferred from the Department of Printed Books in 1846 to the Department of Manuscripts.

  • Digital Version: http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_15743&index=0
  • Other catalogues and indexes:

    The Charts and Coastal Views of Captain Cook's Voyages: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775, ed. by Andrew David with Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, (Hakluyt Society in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities, London, 1992), vol. 2. p. lx.

    Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, The Art of Captain Cook’s Voyages: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775, (Yale University Press, New Haven and London, in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 1985), vol. 2.


  • Exhibitions: Captain James Cook: his artists and draughtsmen, Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand , October 1964 - December 1964; William Hodges 1744-1797: The Art of Exploration, National Maritime Museum, July 2004 - November 2004; Picturing places, (online), 27 April 2017-
  • Publications: James Cook, The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775, ed. by J C Beaglehole, (Cambridge, 1969), vol. 2.

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