Observing the Venus Transit at Tahiti in 1769 (oil painting)

The ships under command of Captain James Cook of the British Navy at anchor in Matavai Bay at Tahiti during the observations of the Venus Transit in 1769 (Oil painting by William Hodges - credit: Rue des Archives/The Granger Collection NYC).

Credit:

Rue des Archives/The Granger Collection NYC

About the Image

Id:eso0404b
Type:Artwork
Release date:16 February 2004
Related releases:eso0404
Size:976 x 687 px

About the Object

Name:Venus Transit
Type:• X - People and Events
• X - Illustrations

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