Title: An accurate representation of Seahorses
Description: An accurate representation of Seahorses which Captain Cook met with in his third voyage on the ice near the West coast of North America, nine of which animals were shot by his order and used for fresh provisions. Plate opposite page 561 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:1778-9 (published 1784)
Author: Captain JamesCook
Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no: 2003.1207