Frontispiece to Bankes's New System of Geography (1787-1790). Designed by H. Ramberg, engraved by J. Neagle, ornamented by W. Grainger. The text reads: "NEPTUNE raising CAPT COOK up to immortality, a GENIUS crowning him with a Wreath of Oak, and FAME introducing him to History. In the Front Ground are the FOUR QUARTERS of the WORLD presenting to BRITANNIA their various stores."
Age: ca 1787
Size: image 14" x 8.25"; framed 26.75" x 17.5"
Media: Steel Engraving
This work of art is currently framed