The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile

Resolution and Adventure with fishing craft in Matavai Bay by William Hodges

Title

Resolution and Adventure with fishing craft in Matavai Bay by William Hodges

Subject

A painting by William Hodges, completed in 1776.

Description

This painting depicts two of James Cook's vessels at Matavai Bay, on the island of Tahiti. The painting also includes same native Tahitians with their fishing boats.

Source

Wikimedia Commons

Format

Painting

Files

Hodges,_Resolution_and_Adventure_in_Matavai_Bay.jpg

Citation

“Resolution and Adventure with fishing craft in Matavai Bay by William Hodges ,” The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile, accessed November 24, 2017, http://bluenile.omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/16.