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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 PAI3944
Description Mounted in album with PAI3938-PAI3943, PAI3945-PAI4076.; Page 5. 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

Artist/Maker Webber, John
Bartolozzi, Francesco
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials engraving, stipple
Measurements Sheet: 402 x 273 mm; Plate: 303 x 228 mm
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