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GALLERY 3 ~ FIRST VOYAGE 1768-71

Tenerife
23-24 Sep 1768
Coast of Brazil
8-12 Nov 1768

Title: Frontispiece from Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings
Description: From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board His Majesty’s Bark Endeavour in the years 1768, 1769 and 1770” by Lieut. Jams. Cook, Commander
Date: 1768-1770
Author:Lieut. James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms. 7085 (1)
Record no.: C3116-07
Frontispiece from Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings

Title: Complement of the Endeavour
Description: Endeavour Barks Complement showing the names and status of the men and marines who joined and began wages 25th May 1768
Date: 1768
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.8960
Record no.: C3116-01 – C3116-05
Complement of the Endeavour
Complement of the Endeavour

Title: Endeavour at sea
Description: Endeavour at sea from Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage
Pencil
Date: 1768-1771
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345f.16v
Record no.: 19411
Endeavour at sea

 

Rio de Janiero
13 Nov-8 Dec 1768

Title: View of Rio de Janeiro
Description: View of Rio de Janeiro from the anchoring place. The Fort St. Sebastian on the left, and the Benedictine convent on the high ground above the ship, the Old Ambuscade.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date: November 1768
Author: Alexander Buchan
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920 f.8
Record no.: 2869
View of Rio de Janeiro

Title: View of Rio de Janeiro
Description: View of Rio de Janeiro, with the church of Nuestra Seniora de bon Viage.
From Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: November-December 1768
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345ff.24v-25
Record no.: 9859
View of Rio de Janeiro

Title: Dolphins seen near the harbour at Rio de Janeiro.
From:Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Description:
Date: November-December 1768
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345f.35
Record no.: 9954
Dolphins seen near the harbour at Rio de Janeiro.

 

Tierra del Fuego
11-28 Jan 1769

Title: View of the coast of Tierra del Fuego
Description: View of the coast of Tierra del Fuego, with the Endeavour, dated 12 January 1769
From Drawings made in Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1770
Date: January 1769
Author: Alexander Buchan
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.15517f.6
Record no.: 19589
View of the coast of Tierra del Fuego

Title: The Watering place in the Bay of Good Success.
Description: A view of the Endeavour's watering place in the Bay of Good Success, Tierra del Fuego, with natives.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Gouache on vellum
Date: January 1769
Author: Alexandeer Buchan
Dimensions:248 x 337
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add. Ms. 23920 f.11(b)
Record no.: 4448
The Watering place in the Bay of Good Success.

Title: Inhabitants of the island of Tierra del Fuego in their hut
Description: Inhabitants of the island of Tierra del Fuego in their hut. January 1769
From:A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Gouache
Date: January 1769
Author: Alexander Buchan
Dimensions: 260 x 362
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920 f.14 (a)
Record no.: 4634
Inhabitants of the island of Tierra del Fuego in their hut

Title: A woman of the island of Tierra del Fuego
Description: A woman of the island of Tierra del Fuego.
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Gouache
Date: January 1769
Author: Alexander Buchan
Dimensions:368 x 267
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920 f.17
Record no.: 19793
A woman of the island of Tierra del Fuego

Title: Head of a man of Tierra del Fuego
Description: Head of a man of Tierra del Fuego
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: January 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 190 x 152
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.18
Record no.: 18989
Head of a man of Tierra del Fuego

Title: A man of Tierra del Fuego
Description: A man of Tierra del Fuego holding a bow and arrows.
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: January 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 197 x 139
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.18
Record no.: 18987
A man of Tierra del Fuego

Title: Bow, quiver and arrows
Description: Bow, quiver and arrows of the inhabitants of Tierra Del Fuego.
From A Collection of Drawingsw made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Gouache
Date: January 1769
Author: Alexander Buchan.
Dimensions: 260 x 362
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920 f.21
Record no.: 3555
Bow, quiver and arrows

Title: Ornaments used by the people of Tierra del Fuego
Description: Ornaments used by the people of Tierra del Fuego. Two necklaces; one made of bird bones, and the other from small polished shells. A bracelet of seeds and pieces of shells. From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Water-colour
Date: January 1769
Author: Alexander Buchan
Dimensions: 254 x 359
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.20
Record no.: 10136
Ornaments used by the people of Tierra del Fuego

 

Tierra del Fuego to Tahiti
29 Jan-10 Apr 1769

Tahiti and Moorea
11 Apr-13 Jul 1769

Title: Fort Venus Otaheite
Description: View of Fort Venus, Tahiti,.
From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pen
Date: January-July 1771
Author: Charles Praval after a drawing by H.D. Spöring
Dimensions: 247 x 514
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.15508 f.5
Record no.: 6968 or C2221-04
Fort Venus Otaheite

Title: A PLAN OF KING GEORGES ISLAND or OTAHEITE
Description: A PLAN OF KING GEORGES ISLAND or OTAHEITE BY LIEUTENANT J. COOK 1769 Discovered by Captn. Wallis the 19th June 1767.
From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board His Majesty’s Bark Endeavour in the years 1768, 1769 and 1770”,
Date: 19th June 1767
Author: LIEUTENANT J. COOK
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add. Ms.7085 f6.
Record no.: C3117-01 or C2230-07
A PLAN OF KING GEORGES ISLAND or OTAHEITE

Title: Appearances of Venus by Capt. Cook
Description: Appearances of Venus by Capt. Cook and Mr. Charles Green. Article read November 21, 1771 at the Royal Society “ Observations Made, by Appointment of the Royal Society, at King George’s Island in the South Sea; by Mr. Charles Green, Formerly Assistant at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, and Lieut. James Cook, of His Majesty’s Ship the Endeavour.”
From Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (1683-1775), Vol.61 (1771), 397-421
Date: April 1769 (read 1771)
Author: Cook, J. & Green, C
Dimensions:
Collection: The Royal Society
Reference no:
Record no.: The Royal Society PT 61 410
Appearances of Venus by Capt. Cook

Title: A Map of King George’s Island or Otaheiti
Description: A Map of King George’s Island or Otaheiti, 1769 By James Cook and Charles Praval.
From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: 1769
Author: James Cook and Charles Praval
Dimensions:
Collection:
Reference no: Add.Ms.7085 f7
Record no.: 19881
A Map of King George’s Island or Otaheiti

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
Dimensions:
Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no: 2003.545
Record no.: 545a2003.jpg
Mr Banks shows the Indians the Planet Venus on the Sun

Title: Observations Made at King George’s Island
Description: Article read November 21, 1771 at the Royal Society “ Observations Made, by Appointment of the Royal Society, at King George’s Island in the South Sea; by Mr. Charles Green, Formerly Assistant at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, and Lieut. James Cook, of His Majesty’s Ship the Endeavour.” From Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (1683-1775), Vol.61 (1771), 397-421
Date:1771
Author: Cook, J. & Green, C
Dimensions:
Collection: The Royal Society
Reference no:
Record no.:
PT_61_397
Observations Made at King George’s Island

Title: A plan of Fort Venus
Description:
A plan of Fort Venus in Royal Bay, Otaheite [Tahiti]. Probably from a lost drawing by H. D. Spöring.From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771.
Pen drawing.
Date: January-July 1771
Author: Charles Praval
Dimensions: 211 x 298
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.7085 f8d
Record no.: 6961
A plan of Fort Venus

Title: A map of Royal or Matavie Bay
Description: A map of Royal or Matavie Bay, with Fort Venus, in George's Island, [Otaheite]From: “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: January- July 1771
Author: James Cook and Charles Praval.
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.7085 f8a
Record no.: no.3327
A map of Royal or Matavie Bay

Title: Part of the West side of GEORGES ISLAND
Description: A VIEW of part of the West side of GEORGES ISLANDTHE WEST ELEVATION OF THE FORT….A PLAN of ROYAL or MATAVIE BAY….A PLAN OF FORT VENUS
From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board His Majesty’s Bark Endeavour in the years 1768, 1769 and 1770”,
Date: January – July 1771
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection:
British Library
Reference no: Add. Ms.7085 f8b
Record no.: C3117-02
Part of the West side of GEORGES ISLAND

Title: Otahete
Description: Otahete showing a view out of the Back of Point Venus towards Pithas Long House.
From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Wash
Date: August 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 298 x 482
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.15508 f4
Record no.: C2230-09
Otahete

Title: A scene in Tahiti
Description: A scene in Tahiti, with two war canoes, and a sailing canoe. Either side of the long house, are pandanus, breadfruit, banana, coconut trees, and the taro plant. From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pencil and water-colour
Date: April - June 1769
Author: The artist of the chief mourner
Dimensions: 267 x 368
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508 f.12
Record no.: 007238
A scene in Tahiti

Title: Musicians of Tahiti
Description: Musicians of Tahiti, two dressed in the mare playing the nose flute; two dressed in the tiputa beating drums.Recorded in Joseph Banks's journal, 12 June 1769
From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pencil, wash and water-colour
Date: 1769
Author: The artist of the chief mourner
Dimensions: 267 x 368
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508 f.11
Record no.: 19413
Musicians of Tahiti

Title: A hut and a canoe by a shore
Description: A hut and a canoe by a shore, Tahiti.
From Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771.
Pencil
Date: April-July 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 152 x 190
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345 f.9
Record no.: .9825
A hut and a canoe by a shore

Title: View of Tahiti
Description: View of Tahiti, with taro or water yams, and a breadfruit tree.
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Wash
Date: April-July 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:241 x 375
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23921 f.9(b)
Record no.: 10176
View of Tahiti

Title: A Marai in Tahiti
Description: A Marai or temple of a pyramidical shape, Tahiti. Described by Joseph Banks in his journal, 12 July 1769
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: July 1769
Author: Herman Deitrich Sporing
Dimensions:190 x 311
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms23921f.27
Record no.: 7018
A Marai in Tahiti

Title: A platform for supporting the offerings made to the Dead
Description: A platform for supporting the offerings made to the Dead, Tahiti.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Wash.
Date: April-July 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:237 x 368
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23921 f.29
Record no.: 10104
A platform for supporting the offerings made to the Dead

Title: Two spades from Otaheite
Description: Two spades from Otaheite [Tahiti]; in centre, a planting stick from New Zealand
Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: 1769
Author: John Frederick Miller
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library.
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508 f.26
Record no.: 10262
Two spades from Otaheite

Title: Dancing Girl & Chief Mourner
Description: Dancing Girl & Chief Mourner, Otaheite
From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pencil and water-colour
Date: June-August 1769
Author: The artist of the chief mourner
Dimensions: 279 x 394
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508 f.9
Record no.: 18980
Dancing Girl & Chief Mourner

Title: Sketch of a native girl of Tahiti
Description: Sketch of a native girl of Tahiti, with a cloth round her loins.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: April-July 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:200 x 162
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23921 f.49
Record no.: 18982
Sketch of a native girl of Tahiti

Title: Women beating cloth
Description: Native girls of Tahiti beating out the bark with their cloth beaters. The battoons are made of a hard wood, with the four sides having furrows of differing fineness.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: April 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 203 x 232
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms23921f.50
Record no.: 18984
Women beating cloth

 

HUAHINE
16-19 July 1769

Title: A view in the island of Huaheine
Description: A view in the island of Huaheine, with an Ewharra no Eatua, or House of God. This is a small altar with its offering.
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Wash
Date: July 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 237 x 374
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23921 f.25
Record no.: 6924
A view in the island of Huaheine

 

RAIATEA, TAHAA AND RURUTU
20 July – 15 August 1769

Title: A Marai with an offering to the Dead
Description: A Marai or altar with offerings to the Dead. A pig and two fish are placed on an elevated platform, or fata-rau. This is probably the great Taputapuatea marai at Opea, on the south--east coast of Raiatea. Described in Joseph Banks's journal on 20 July 1769
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Wash
Date: July 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 238 x 370
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms23921 f.28
Record no.: 5660
A Marai with an offering to the Dead

Title: Vessels of the island of Otaha
Description: Vessels of the island of Otaha [Tahaa]. Probably developed from sketches drawn in the neighbourhood of Rautoanui harbour, Raiatea, between 2 and 9 August 1769
A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Wash
Date: August 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 298 x 477
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms23921f.17
Record no.: Record no. 18994
Vessels of the island of Otaha

Title: A double sailing canoe
Description: A double sailing canoe, probably drawn near Rautoanui harbour, Raiatea, between 2 and 9 August 1769
By Sydney Parkinson.From:Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: between 2 and 9 August 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 152 x 190
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345f.8
Record no.:18991
A double sailing canoe

Title: Sketches of dancing girls, Raiatea
Description: Sketches of dancing girls, Raiatea; one girl stooping, two others standing.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: August 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 127 x299
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23921 f.38
Record no.: 3377
Sketches of dancing girls, Raiatea

Title: Sketch of a man of Raiatea
Description: Sketch of a man, probably of Raiatea, holding a paddle.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: August 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms23921 f.36
Record no.: 18986
Sketch of a man of Raiatea

Title: View of a canoe house
Description: View of a canoe house used by the inhabitants of the Society IslandsFrom “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
PenDate: January - July 1771
Author: Charles Praval after a drawing by Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:228 x 273
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 7085 f.13
Record no.: 9955
View of a canoe house

The Society Islands
14 Jul-15 Aug 1769

Title: Chart of the Society Islands
Description: Chart of the Society Islands, with Otaheite [Tahiti] in the centre. Charts and Maps made during the Voyage of Discovery in the South Pacific Ocean, by Captain James Cook, commander of the Endeavour, in 1769 and 1770
Date: July-August 1769
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.21593 C
Record no.: 19591
Chart of the Society Islands


 

New Zealand
3 Oct 1769-Apr 1770

Title: Portrait of a New Zealand man.
Description: Portrait of a New Zealand man. He is adorned with an ornamental comb, three feathers in a top-knot; a heitiki hangs from his neck, from his ear a long pendant; and he wears a pakepake.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen and wash
Date: October 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 387 x 295
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23920 f.55
Record no.: 20002
Portrait of a New Zealand man

Title: Black stains on the skin called Tattoo
Description: Black stains on the skin called Tattoo. Three drawings, each showing a head of a Maori with tattoos; one drawing of a tattoo design.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: October 1769
Author: Herman Deitrich Sporing
Dimensions: Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.67
Record no.: 10171
Black stains on the skin called Tattoo

Title: Tolaga Bay (New Zealand)
Description: Tolaga Bay (New Zealand). View of crew collecting casks between 23-29 Oct. 1769. On reverse: “The Watering Place with Sporing’s Isles New Zeeland, Tolago Bay.”Watering place now called Cook’s Cove Sporing’s Island/Pourewa
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil.
Date: October 1769
Author: Herman Diedrich Sporing
.Dimensions: 280 x 429
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add. Ms. 23920 f.38
Record no.: C3117-06
Tolaga Bay (New Zealand)

Title: A perforated rock in New Zealand
Description: A perforated rock in New Zealand, (Tolaga Bay).
From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen & wash.
Date: October 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 298 x 375
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.40
Record no.: 18993
A perforated rock in New Zealand

Title: Portrait study of Maori woman
Description: Sketch of a Maori woman, probably drawn at Tolaga Bay, New Zealand.Parkinson wrote: “Many of the women that we saw had very good features, and not the savage countenance one might expect; their lips were in general, stained of a blue colour, and several of them were scratched all over their faces as if it had been done with needles and pins.” (Parkinson Journal, 98).
Date: October 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:203 x 162
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.62
Record no.: 19015
Portrait study of Maori woman

Title: The Head of a Canoe
Description: Head of a Maori canoe with measurements.
Pencil
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date: October 1769
Author: Herman Deitrich Sporing
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920 f.77
Record no.: 18995
The Head of a Canoe

Title: New Zealand War Canoe
Description: New Zealand War CanoeThe crew bidding defiance to the Ships Company
On reverse in ink: “Double War-Canoes/Nov.2nd. 1769/New Zeland”Over 50 occupants, some performing a haka, or war dance. A chief stands in the stern and another amidships.From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pencil
Date: November 1769
Author: Herman Diedrich Sporing
Dimensions: 267 x 416
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920 f.48
Record no.: C3117-07
New Zealand War Canoe

Title: Black stains on the Skin called Tattoo (New Zealand)
Description: Black stains on the Skin called Tattoo (New Zealand). Four drawings of tattoos; from studies made of tattoos on the buttocks of some Maoris who visited the Endeavour off Cape Brett, New Zealand
Pen. From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date: Nov 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.66
Record no.: 3643
Black stains on the Skin called Tattoo (New Zealand)

Title: Two studies of tattoo designs
Description: Two studies of tattoo designs, probably those on the buttocks of Maoris who visited the Endeavour, off Cape Brett from New Zealand, 26 November 1769
Pencil
Date: November 1769
Author: Herman Diedrich Sporing
Dimensions: 324 x 197
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508 f34.
Record no.: 11059 tif
Two studies of tattoo designs

Title: Portrait of a New Zeland Man
Description: Portrait of Otegoowgoow [or Otegoonoon], the son of a chief of the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Joseph Banks records in his journal meeting him on 3 December 1769
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen and wash.
Date:December 1769
Author:Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:394 x 298
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 2392054
Record no.: 21010
Portrait of a New Zeland Man

Title: Indian fortification or Hippah
Description: Indian fortification, or Hippah, on the Island of Achei no Mouwe [Motuaro], Bay of Islands, New Zealand.Wash drawing with colour
Date: December 1769 (drawn 1772)
Author: John James Barralet based on a sketch by Herman Diedrich Sporing
Dimensions: 305 x 428
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508 f.20
Record no.: 10252
Indian fortification or Hippah

Title: View of the Hippa on the island of Motuaro in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Description: View of the Hippa on the island of Motuaro in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen & wash
Date: April 1770-January1771
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 247 x 375
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23920 f.43
Record no.: 19229
View of the Hippa on the island of Motuaro in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Title: New Zealanders fishing
Description: New Zealanders fishing in Queen Charlotte Sound, with cylindrical fishing nets. Three of the natives in the central canoe, and one in the canoe on the right, are wearing the potae-taua [mourning cap] worn by widows, which are woven of rushes dyed black and decorated with black feathers.
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771Pen & wash.
Date: January 1770
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 298 x 482
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23920 f44
Record no.: 19006
New Zealanders fishing

Title: Study of a Maori
Description: Sketch of a Maori in Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. The native is a cloaked figure in a threatening posture, holding a club or patu-patu.
Pencil From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date: January 1770
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:197 x 165
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.63
Record no.: 18988
Study of a Maori

Title: View in New Zealand
Description: Hut with high point and waterfall. Possibly Pa Hill.
Pen, wash & water-colour.
Date:1769 (c.1772)
Author: John James Barralet after a pen and wash drawing by Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:244 x 368
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.15508f.19
Record no.: 10253
View in New Zealand

Title: An English Naval Officer bartering with a Maori
Description: An English Naval Officer bartering with a Maori.
From: Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Water-colour
Date: 1769
Author: The Artist of the Chief Mourner
Dimensions: 267 x 210
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms. 15508 f.11(a)
Record no.: C2055-03
An English Naval Officer bartering with a Maori

Title: New Zealand war canoe bidding defiance to the ship
Description: New Zealand war canoe bidding defiance to the ship. The canoe has a high prow, and elaborately carved stern.
Pen & wash
Author: By Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 299 x 483
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23920f.50
Record no.: 20260 tif
New Zealand war canoe bidding defiance to the ship

Title: A New Zealand war canoe
Description: A New Zealand war canoe; one of the women holds a preserved head. From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen & wash.
Date: March-April 1770
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:298 x 482
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23920 f.49
Record no.:Nhil 021 0001378
A New Zealand war canoe

Title: A war canoe of New Zealand
Description: A war canoe of New Zealand, with a view of Gable End Foreland. From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date: circa 1770 (engraved circa 1772)
Author: Engraving by John James Barralet developed from a drawing by Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 346 x 520
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.46
Record no.: 19700
A war canoe of New Zealand

Title: Map of New Zealand
Description: Map of New Zealand. Part of chart of Great South Seas or Pacific Ocean, showing the route of the Endeavour
From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date:1768-1771
Author: James Cook and Charles Praval
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 7085 f.1
Record no.: 10308
Map of New Zealand

Title: Chart of the Great South Sea
Description: Chart of the Great South Sea or Pacific Ocean, from Australia to South America, showing the track and discoveries made by the Endeavour, 1769-70
From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date:1768-71
Author: James Cook and Charles Praval
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 7085 f.1a
Record no.: 10001
Chart of the Great South Sea

Title: A chart of part of the north coast of New Zealand
Description: A chart of part of the north coast of New Zealand; the Bay of Plenty, from Cape Runaway to Cape Colvill
From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date:1768-71Author: James Cook and Charles Praval
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.7085 f19
Record no.: 20193
A chart of part of the north coast of New Zealand

Title: A chart of part of the north coast of New Zealand
Description: A chart of part of the north coast of New Zealand. The Bay of Islands with Cape Brett and Cavalle Head, from Poor Knights Islands to Cavalle Islands. From: Charts and maps illustrating the voyages and surveys of Captain James Cook and other discoverers
Date: after December 1769
Author: James Cook.
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 31360 f.54
Record no.: 19211
A chart of part of the north coast of New Zealand

Title: A Chart of the Bay of Plenty
Description: A chart of the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, from Cape Runaway to Cape Colvill. From Charts and maps illustrating the voyages and surveys of Captain James Cook and other discoverers
Date: after November 1769
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms31360f.52
Record no.: 19212
A Chart of the Bay of Plenty

Title: Chart of New Zealand
Description: Chart of New ZealandOr the islands of Aeheinomouwe and Tovypoenammu, lying in the South SeaFrom “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: 1770
Author: James Cook and Charles Praval
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.7085 f.17
Record no.: nhil 021 0000756
Chart of New Zealand

Title: North Island of New Zealand
Description: North Island of New ZealandFrom Charts and Maps made during the Voyage of Discovery in the South Pacific Ocean, by Captain James Cook, commander of the Endeavour, in 1769 and 1770
Date: March 1770
Author: Richard Pickersgill
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.21593 F
Record no.: 19590
North Island of New Zealand

Title: Chart of the Bay of Plenty
Description: Chart of the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, from Cape Colvill to Poverty Bay. From Charts and maps illustrating the voyages and surveys of Captain James Cook and other discoverers
Date: after November 1769
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms31360f.50
Record no.: 18924
Chart of the Bay of Plenty

Title: Sketches of the Endeavour's boats and Maori boats, and carvings
Description: Sketches of the Endeavour's boats and Maori boats, and carvings of prow figureheads.From Sketches made in Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: 1769-70
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 184 x 235
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345f.22
Record no.: 18990
Sketches of the Endeavour's boats and Maori boats, and carvings

Title: A New Zealand war canoe
Description: A New Zealand war canoe, with elaborate carving. From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen & wash
Date: circa April 1770
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 298 x 482
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.46
Record no.: 10103
A New Zealand war canoe

Title: Three paddles from New Zealand
Description: Three paddles from New Zealand. From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen, wash & watercolour.
Date: October 1769
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 295 x 228
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.71
Record no.: 19580
Three paddles from New Zealand

Title: Paddles from New Zealand
Description: Paddles from New Zealand, Rurutu and Raiatea
From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pen and wash
Date: 1771-2
Author: John Frederick Miller
Dimensions: 203 x 165
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508f.29
Record no. (C2230-06)
Paddles from New Zealand

Title: Fishing hooks
Description: Fishing hooks from Tahiti and New Zealand
Pen and wash
From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: 1771-2
Author: John Frederick Miller
Dimensions: 203 x 165
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508f.25
Record no.:

Title: A perforated rock fortified on the top
Description: A perforated rock fortified on the top, at Mercury Bay, New Zealand. A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date:
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.40
Record no.: 19289
A perforated rock fortified on the top

Title: Dart from New Zealand
Description: Dart from New Zealand; shield, fish spear,and javelin from New Holland [Australia]; two darts from New GuineaPen and washA Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date:
Author: John Frederick Miller
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.35
Record no.: 5972
Dart from New Zealand

Title: Patoo patoos or bludgeons from New Zealand
Description: Patoo patoos or bludgeions from New Zealand. From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen and wash
Date: 1771-2
Author: John Frederick Miller
Dimensions: 165 x 205
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add. Ms 23920 f.68(a)
Record no.: C3117-08
Patoo patoos or bludgeons from New Zealand

Title: Weapons from New Zealand
Description: Weapons from New Zealand showing (left to right): 1. battle axe; 2. Dart; 3. Halbert; 4. Dart; 5. Spontoon of a Whales rib. From A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Pen and wash
Date: 1771-2
Author: John Frederick Miller
Dimensions: 206 x 165
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23920f.70
Record no.: C2221-02
Weapons from New Zealand

 

East Coast of Australia
19 Apr-25 Aug 1770

Title: A chart of part of the Sea Coast of New South Wales
Description: A chart of part of the Sea Coast of New South Wales, from Black Head to Cape Morton. From Charts and Maps made during the Voyage of Discovery in the South Pacific Ocean, by Captain James Cook, commander of the Endeavour, in 1769 and 1770
Date: April 1770
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.21593 K
Record no.: 3328
A chart of part of the Sea Coast of New South Wales

Title: Chart of the coast of New South Wales
Description: Chart of the coast of New South Wales, Australia, from Point Hicks to Smoky Cape, made during Captain Cook's First VoyageFrom: Charts and maps illustrating the voyages and surveys of Captain James Cook and other discoverers
Date: 1770
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.31360f.45
Record no.: 11079 tif
Chart of the coast of New South Wales

Title: Botany Bay in New South Wales
Description: Botany Bay in New South Wales. From Charts and maps illustrating the voyages and surveys of Captain James Cook and other discoverers
Date: after April 1770
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.31360f.32
Record no.: 3349
Botany Bay in New South Wales

Title: Chart of the coast of New South Wales
Description: Chart of the coast of New South Wales, Australia, from Point Hicks to Smoky Cape. From Charts and maps illustrating the voyages and surveys of Captain James Cook and other discoverers
Date:1770
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms31360f.45
Record no.: 11079 tif
Chart of the coast of New South Wales

Title: Chart of Botany Bay
Description: Chart of Botany Bay. From Charts and maps illustrating the voyages and surveys of Captain James Cook and other discoverers
Date: After April 1770
Author: James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms31360f.33
Record no.: 11323
Chart of Botany Bay

Title: A chart of the sea coast of New South Wales
Description: A chart of the sea coast of New South Wales from Cape Howe to York Cape
From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: 1770
Author: James Cook and Charles Praval
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 7085f.34
Record no.: 3326
A chart of the sea coast of New South Wales

Title: Chart of part of the coast of New South Wales
Description: Chart of part of the coast of New South Wales, from Cape Tribulation to Cape Cornwall. From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: 1770
Author: James Cook and Charles Praval
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 7085f.39
Record no.: 3313
Chart of part of the coast of New South Wales

Title: LOGBOOK of Lieut. James Cook
Description: LOGBOOK of Lieut. James Cook in the Endeavour during part of his first voyage round the world.
Date: 12 February – 23 September 1770
Author: Lieut. James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.27885
Record no.: C3113
LOGBOOK of Lieut. James Cook

Title: LOGBOOK of Lieut. James Cook
Description: LOGBOOK of Lieut. James Cook in the Endeavour during part of his first voyage round the world, from Queen Charlotte’s Sound, New Zealand (12 February) to sailing from Australia (23 September 1770)
Date: 12 February – 23 September 1770
Author: Lieutenant James Cook
Dimensions:
Collection:
British Library
Reference no: Add.27885 f.30v
Record no.: C3114-01
LOGBOOK of Lieut. James Cook

Title: A PLAN of the entrance of ENDEAVOUR RIVER
Description: A PLAN of the entrance of ENDEAVOUR RIVER NEW SOUTH WALESLatitude 15 degrees 26’ South REFERENCESA. where we landed our StoresB. Repared the shipC.A small bank of Sand where we Caught many fish with the Sean.From “Charts, Plans, Views and Drawings taken on board the Endeavour during Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771.
Date: June 1770
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add. Ms.708542
Record no.: C3116-08
A PLAN of the entrance of ENDEAVOUR RIVER

Title: A view of the Endeavour River
Description: A view of the Endeavour River, New Holland
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date:June 1770
Author:
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms23921f.36
Record no.: 10113
A view of the Endeavour River

Title: A View of the Endeavour River
Description: A view of the Endeavour River, on the coast of New Holland, where the ship was laid on shore, in order to repair the damage which she received on the rock. From Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Date: June 1770
Author: Engraving by Will Byrne, probably after a lost drawing by Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345f.57
Record no.: 19412
A View of the Endeavour River

Title: Two Australian Aborigines and other drawings
Description: Two Aborigines; one with markings on the chest and across the shoulders, resembling a crucifix. The other Aborigine is launching a spear from a spear-thrower with his right hand, and holding a shield with his left. Other sketches include two shields; a bark hut; four bark canoes, one containing an Aborigine paddling. Sketches probably made at Botany Bay.From Sketches made in Captain Cook’s First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pencil.
Date: April 1770
Author: Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 184 x 235
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.9345f.14v
Record no.: 18996
Two Australian Aborigines and other drawings

Title: Australian aborigines in bark canoes
Description: Australian aborigines in bark canoes. This may record the fishing party observed by Joseph Banks at Botany Bay on 26 April 1770. From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pencil and water-colour
Date: April 1770.
Author: The artist of the chief mourner
Dimensions: 263 x 362
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508f.10
Record no.: 10255
Australian aborigines in bark canoes

Title: Portrait of an Australian Aborigine
Description: Portrait of an Australian Aborigine., made at the Endeavour River. From Drawings illustrative of Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-1771
Pen drawing.
Date: circa December 1770-January 1771
Author: Copy by Charles Praval of a lost drawing, probably by Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 267 x 216
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 15508f.13
Record no.: 19873
Portrait of an Australian Aborigine

Title: Two of the natives of New Holland advancing to combat
Description: Two of the natives of New Holland advancing to combat
Engraving
Date: April-August 1770 (engraved 1773)
Author: Engraving by Thomas Chambers after Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: L.R.294 c.7. plate XXVII
Record no.: 001021
Two of the natives of New Holland advancing to combat

Title: A Kangaroo
Description: A Kangaroo, New Holland
From: A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771
Date: 1770
Author: After a sketch by Sydney Parkinson.
Dimensions:
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms.23921f.115
Record no.: 10100
A Kangaroo

Title: Hibbertia Banksii
Description: Print of a specimen Hibbertia Banksii as found in the area of Endeavour River, Australia, published as part of Banks’ Florilegium
Date:17 June-4 August 1770
Author: Line engraving by D. Mackenzie after Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions:
Collection:
Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
Reference no:
Record no.:
Hibertia Banksii bent
Hibbertia Banksii

 

Possession Isle, Endeavour Strait to Batavia
Vicinity of Batavia (Jakarta)
7 Oct 1770

Title: Chiefs house in the island of Savu, near Timor
Description: Chiefs house in the island of Savu, near Timor
Pen & Wash From: “A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage. 1768-1771”
Date: September 1770
Author: By Sydney Parkinson
Dimensions: 298 x 483
Collection: British Library
Reference no: Add.Ms 23920f.31
Record no.: 6927
Chiefs house in the island of Savu, near Timor

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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