William Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage of exploration.

The ship stayed 4 days in Madeira. The governor of the island did not allow the artist to go ashore and therefore this work was painted within the ship.


An anonymous English country home; Sotheby's 2001.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Walker's House, Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA
01947 601 900

Opening times

10 Feb – 31 Mar

Daily, 11 am – 3 pm

1 Apr – 1 Nov

Daily, 9.45 am – 5 pm

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