From the Collection of Admiral Grindall, an Able Seaman aboa...

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From the Collection of Admiral Grindall, an Able Seaman aboard Captain Cook’s Resolution during his second circumnavigation; thence by direct descent through his family.

(Attributed to William Hodges, 1744 - 1797) A drawing with watercolour highlights of HMS Resolution. On paper. c. 1773. Unrestored. The drawing was executed during Captain Cook's second circumnavigation by William Hodges, who was aboard the Resolution in the capacity of the expedition's artist.

Sold with associated note of provenance. Ink on paper. Inscribed:

"The Resolution"
"Captain Cook.."
"My dr [?] Husband went / round the World in / the 2nd Voyage that / Cap..Cooke went."

Dimensions:
(Drawing) 4.5 cm (Diameter)

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Auction Date: 12th Apr 2022 at 12pm

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12th Apr 2022 12pm (Lots 1 to 243)