Cook's ships, and Tamea-mea, 1826-1829.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Engraving by Beyer showing the vessels of navigator James Cook (1728-1779) (top), and a portrait of Tamea-mea (below). Illustration from 'Voyage pittoresque autour du monde' ('Picturesque voyage round the world') by Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), published in Paris, 1834-1835. This work is based on his travels between 1826 and 1829, and includes extracts of the voyages of other navigators such as James Cook, Magellan, Tasman and Duperrey.