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Early view of South Georgia
Early view of South GeorgiaCapt. James Cook.
Gezigt van Bezitneeming-Baai aan het Eiland Zuid-Georgie.
Amsterdam, c.1785. 230 x 375mm. A view of Possession Bay on South Georgia, with the glaciers, drawn 1775. This illustration comes from a Dutch edition of the official account of Cook's Second Voyage, on which he circumnavigated the island, made the first landing, claiming the territory for Britain and naming it in honour of King George III.



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