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The Ice Islands, as seen in Cook's Second Voyage, Jany. 9, 1773

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: line engraving
Maker: Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1787
Measurements: 7 in x 4 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Colored copper engraving. Depicts Cook's crew collecting ice to replenish water supplies with the Resolution in the background.