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GALLERY 1~ EARLY LIFE 1728 - 1755

Title: Baptism Record of James Cook
Description:
Date: 3rd November 1728
Author:
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no: 1967.160
Record no.:160a1967.jpg
Baptism Record of James Cook

Title: Captain Cook’s Birthplace Cottage
Description: Artist’s reconstruction of Captain Cook’s Birthplace Cottage
Date: early 19th century
Author: unknown
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no:
Record no.: Cooks Cottage/ Cook birthplace cottage/cookscottage
Captain Cook’s Birthplace Cottage

Title: A Plan of Marton Estate
Description: A Plan of Marton Estate in Cleveland belonging to Sir John Ramsden Bart, by Thos. Forster 1764. Oriented north to the left.
Date: 1764
Author: Thomas Forster
Dimensions:
Collection: Teesside Archives
Reference no: U/S/90
Record no.:MARTON MAP 1764
A Plan of Marton Estate

Title: View of Teesmouth from Marton
Description: Detail from engraving showing aerial view of “Acklam in Cleveland in the County of Yorke the Seat of the Honble. Sr. Wm. Hustler Kt.”
Date: about 1700
Author: L.Knyff Del., I.Kip Sculp
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
Reference no:MIDDM.1985.724
Record no.:724d1985
View of Teesmouth from Marton

Title: Airyholme Farm, Great Ayton
Description: Airyholme Farm, Great Ayton.
Photograph
Date: about 1970
Author:
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no:
Record no.: Airyholme 2.jpg
Airyholme Farm, Great Ayton

Title: Postgate School, Great Ayton
Description: Postgate School at Great Ayton.
Photograph
Date: about 1900
Author:
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no:
Record no.: Schoolroom Ayton 2.jpg
Postgate School, Great Ayton

Title: Captain Cook’s Cottage, Great Ayton
Description: “Captain Cook’s Cottage, Great Ayton”, built by Cook’s father, James, in 1755. The single storey extension to the right of the main two-storey house was demolished before the sale in 1933. The cottage was presented to the Victoria State Government in 1934 and now stands in Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne.
Photograph
Date: about 1920
Author: Harold Hood F.R.P.S
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Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no:
Record no.: Cook’s Cottage Ayton
Captain Cook’s Cottage, Great Ayton

Title: Staithes
Description: View of Staithes from the West Cliff
From: Rev. J.C. Atkinson 1874. “History of Cleveland Ancient and Modern”. London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.
Date:1874
Author: Engraved by R.J. Hamerton from a photograph by Richards & Ludlam, printed by J.Richardson.
Dimensions:
Collection: Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no:F3.2A
Record no.:F32A Staithes.jpg
Staithes

Title: Whitby
Description: Whitby in the late 18th century with a bark leaving the harbour.
Watercolour
Date: late 18th century
Author: John Bird
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Collection: Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby
Reference no: C00.126
Record no.: Whitby
Whitby

GALLERY 1~ EARLY LIFE 1728 - 1755
GALLERY 2 ~ RN YEARS 1755 - 1768
GALLERY 3 ~ FIRST VOYAGE 1768-71
GALLERY 4 ~ SECOND VOYAGE 1755-68
GALLERY 5 ~ THIRD VOYAGE 1768-71
GALLERY 6 ~ CONTEMPORARY 1780 - 2004

 

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