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GALLERY 2 ~ RN YEARS 1755 - 1768

Title: Halifax
Description: Coloured plan of Cornwallis Island with ink detail of the town of Halifax with lettered explanation including North & South suburbs, fathoms marked.
Date: 1758-62
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Ad.Ms.31360 f.9
Record no.:C2230-04
Halifax

Title: South Channel of Orleans, Quebec
Description: A PLAN/ of the TRAVERSE/or
Passage from/CAPE TORMENT/into the South Channel of / ORLEANS
Scale of three miles.
Shows coastline, soundings & landmarks.
Ink & watercolour
Date: about 1759-60
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.31360 f.14
Record no.:C3117-05
South Channel of Orleans, Quebec

Title: Quebec Harbour
Description: Quebec Harbour River St. Lawrence to “
A scale of Three Thousand Yards”
Shows Island of Orleans, N & S Channels of Orleans and full soundings.
Ink & water-colour.
Date: about 1760
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add. Ms. 31360f.26
Record no.:C2230-10
Quebec Harbour

Title: Drawstring purse
Description: Drawstring purse made of cream silk with blue stripes embroidered with flowers in coloured thread. Said to be made from a piece of Mrs Elizabeth Cook’s wedding dress.
Date:c.1762-1850
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no:
Record no.:P1120734
Drawstring purse

Title: Plan of the Harbour of St.Peters
Description: A PLAN/of the/HARBOUR/of/ST PETERS/off S. Coast Newfoundland Low water soundings
References to:

Date: 1765
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.31360 f.20
Record no.:C2229-07
Plan of the Harbour of St.Peters

Title: Captain James Cook
Description: Engraving by W.Holl after a painting by N. Dance Esq. R.A
Date:
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no: no no.56
Record no.: Portrait of Cook.jpg
Captain James Cook

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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