Picturing the Pacific

Picturing the Pacific
Subtitle: Joseph Banks and the shipboard artists of Cook and Flinders
Authors:
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
EAN: 9781472955432
ISBN: 1472955439
Categories: General | Art History | Paintings | Animals and Nature In Art (still Life Landscapes and Seascapes Etc) | Botanical Art | Landscape Art and Architecture | General and World History | Australasian and Pacific History | Ancient History To C 500 CE | Maritime History | Geographical Discovery and Exploration |

For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific brought back glimpses of a new world in the form of oil paintings, watercolors and drawings--a sensational view of a part of the world few would ever see. Today these works represent a fascinating and inspiring perspective from the frontier of discovery. It was Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society, who popularized the placement of professional artists on British ships of exploration. They captured striking and memorable images of everything they encountered: exotic landscapes, beautiful flora and fauna, as well as remarkable portraits of indigenous peoples. These earliest views of the Pacific were designed to promote the new world as enticing, to make it seem familiar, to encourage further exploration and, ultimately, British settlement. Drawing on both private and public collections from around the world, this lavish book collects oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, prints and other documents from those voyages, and presents a unique glimpse into an age where science and art became irrevocably entwined.


  Loading Prices ...

New Copies of 'Picturing the Pacific'

Site In Stock * In Store
Pickup **
Price
(in site currency)
Postage *! Total
(in site currency)
$ Total
Apress - ? -
AbeBooks - ? -
Amazon US - ? -
Better World Books - ? -
The Book Depository - ? -
Blackwells - ? -
Wordery - ? -
Academy Book Company - ? -
AllTextBooks.NZ - ? -
FishpondNZ - ? -
Koorong - ? -
The Nile - ? -
Paper Plus - ? -
Real Groovy - ? -
Touchwood Books - ? -
UniBooks - ? -
Whitcoulls - ? -
The Warehouse (Online) - ? -
UsedBooks - ? -
UBIQ - ? -
UnityBooks - ? -

Used Copies of 'Picturing the Pacific'

Site In Stock * In Store
Pickup **
Price
(in site currency)
Postage *! Total
(in site currency)
$ Total

I searched but couldn't find "Picturing the Pacific" by James Taylor in these sites:

Pricing:
The prices shown above may have changed since the time they were updated.
The actual price of the product on the seller’s site at the time of purchase will govern the sale.
It is not technically possible for many of the prices displayed above to be updated in real-time.

* In Stock:
Y = has stock in bookstore or warehouse.
N = No stock, but the Publisher's warehouse has stock, or can to order in.
? = Site does not display availabilty, or I've just been too lazy to work it out.

** In Store Pickup:
Y = has a store. And you can go there to pick up this book if you want to.
N = No, you cannot go to our store to get this. We must post it to you. We may not even have a store.
? = Do we have stores?

*! Postage:
Postage is based on single book sale, delivered to a New Zealand address.
Buying multiple books may reduce your postage costs.


Recently viewed


Disclaimer

While I have tried my best, there is no guarantee that the data shown on this site (book prices or postage) are accurate. Always check the prices and postage on the web site before making any purchase. Please also note that including a site in the search result does not indicate any endorsement by this site or its owner. I may not have ever brought a book from them. But no-one ever reads the small print, so I'm probably the only one who knows this.

Copyright (C) 2010 - 2019 Build And Deliver Pty Ltd . All rights reserved.
Hey Bro, Kiwis can compare book prices in NZ
G'day mate, compare book prices in the Australia
Namastē, Compare book prices in India
oei,Singaporeans can compare local book prices too!
Cor blimey, compare book prices in the UK