Giclée print - First Map ‘Endeavour off Cape Saunders’
Limited Edition signed Giclée print by David Elliot - only 200 in total.
Shows the Endeavour from the book First Map: How James Cook Chartered Aotearoa New Zealand, written by Tessa Duder and illustrated by David Elliot.
This is one of six beautiful illustrations from the book now available as high-quality, limited edition Giclée prints.
- Paper size: 295 mm x 415 mm; 11.6 inches x 16.6 inches
- Signed: Yes
- Framed: No
This image appears on pages 82 - 83 of First Map:
In late February 'a proper Storm' with enormous swells forced Endeavour far away from the coast, by 2 March to about 150 miles south-east of Cape Saunders [near today's Dunedin] and to a latitude of 4.8 degrees, actually south of Stewart Island.
A Giclée (zhee-KLAY) is a superb-quality copy of an artwork or photograph. It is made using high-end 8-to-12 colour inkjet printing techniques coupled with the use of pigment inks, archival inks which maintain image stability and colour permanence better than all other known inks.