Mr Banks shows the Indians the Planet Venus on the Sun

Title: Mr Banks shows the Indians the Planet Venus on the Sun
Description: Mr Banks shows the Indians the Planet Venus on the Sun during the Transit of Venus. Contemporary artist’s impression of the event. From (Unknown author) c.1771 Voyages to the Southern hemisphere; or nature explored. Being an accurate and faithful account of the voyages to the Great South Seas undertaken by order of the King and performed in His Majesty's ships the Dolphin, Swallow and Endeavour. Containing the various important discoveries that were made by the Hon. Commodore Byron, Dr. Solander, Mr. Banks, and by the Captains Wallis, Carteret and Cook. London
Date: June 1769 (engraved c.1771)
Author: Unknown
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no: 2003.545
Record no.: 545a2003.jpg
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