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White, AJ (2011) Cook Bicentenary Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Cook Bicentenary Presented by A.J.White, Agent-General, London, 1970 to commemorate the bi-centenary of Cook's landing. Cook Bicentenary gift. RS.107 1. Captain James Cook, circa 1820 Engraving by W.Hall, from the painting by Nathaniel Dance (1776), printed by Fisher, Son & Co., with facsimile of Cook's signature. Printed about 1820. This print has been mounted and inscribed (on mount) 'To the Trustees, Royal Society of Tasmania, Greetings & Salutations'. This print was carried as a despatch on the Barquentine "Regina Maris" to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the voyage made by Captain Cook in the "Endeavour" when he discovered the East Coast of Australia in the year 1770. The "Regina Maris" followed the track taken by Captain Cook. [signed] A.J.White, Agent General for Tasmania' (Engraved print, mounted) RS. 107/l 2. Newspaper cutting (The Times) on sale of Cook's log book and journal. 29 November 1960 RS.107/2 3. "James Cook, his early life and the Endeavour voyage. An introduction to a bicentenary exhibition arranged by the National Library of Australia". Canberra 1970. [by Pauline Fanning]. (Pamphlet) RS.107

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land,
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2011 05:18
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:18
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11101
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