In the autumn of 1773 James Cook spent six weeks in Dusky Sound, resting and recuperating between expeditions. William Hodges, the artist on Cook’s second voyage, drew this view of the entrance to ‘Dusky Bay’. The forbidding aspect of the coast gives little hint of the haven Cook found there.
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Reference: PXD 11 f.32a
Watercolour by William Hodges
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