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Captain James Cook F R S


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Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Cook, James

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Object ID PAI3943
Description Mounted on page with PAI3942, and in album with PAI3938-PAI3942, PAI3944-PAI4076.; Reverse of Page 4. Captain James Cook (1728-1779) made three separate voyages to the Pacific (with the ships Endeavour, Resolution, Adventure, and Discovery) and did more than any other voyager to explore the Pacific and Southern Ocean. Cook not only encountered Pacific cultures for the first time, but also assembled the first large-scale collections of Pacific objects to be brought back to Europe. He was killed in Hawaii in 1779.
Date made 4 Jun 1784

Artist/Maker Webber, John
Bartolozzi, Francesco
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials engraving, stipple
Measurements Sheet: 260 x 170 mm; page: 570 mm x 410 mm
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