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Cook Bicentenary Index: Royal Society Collection

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

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Cook Bicentenary
Presented by A.J.White, Agent-General, London, 1970
to commemorate the bi-centenary of Cook's landing.
Cook Bicentenary gift.
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
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].

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:White, AJ
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
Collections: Royal Society Collection
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