A young sea otter found off the north west coast of America. An opossum, a quadruped of Van Diemen’s Land. A white bear found in the Pacific ocean near Icy Cape.

Title:A young sea otter found off the north west coast of America. An opossum, a quadruped of Van Diemen’s Land. A white bear found in the Pacific ocean near Icy Cape.
Description: A young sea otter found off the north west coast of America. An opossum, a quadruped of Van Diemen’s Land. A white bear found in the Pacific ocean near Icy Cape. Plate 7 from Cook, J. 1784 “A new, authentic and complete collection of voyages round the world undertaken and performed by Royal Authority containing an authentic, entertaining, full and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages undertaken by order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy in the southern and northern hemispheres and successively performed in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771-1772, 1773, 1774, 1775-1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780…”. London, George William Anderson.
Date:1776-80 (published 1784)
Author: Cook, J
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no: 2003.1207
Record no.:1207g03.jpg

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