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A General Chart Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Captn James Cook in this and his two preceeding Voyages, with the Tracks of the Ships under his Command

PAI4214

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Gallery locationNot on display
EventsExploration: Cook's Third Voyage, 1776

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Object ID PAI4214
Description This engraving charts the discoveries of Captain James Cook (1728-1779), who 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. Mounted in album with PAI4078-PAI4213.; Page 258.
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Artist/Maker Palmer, William I.
Roberts, Henry
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching
Measurements Sheet: 670 x 950 mm; Plate: 600 x 997 mm
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