Captain James Cook. Our Founding Father

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A pocket-sized terrestial globe bearing the date 1779 showing the spot where Captain Cook was killed in that year, and the tract of Captain Anson's round the world voyage of 1744. The hinged fish-skin case has a coloured print of the heavens applied to the inner surfaces.

pocket-sized terrestial globe 1779 showing the spot where Captain Cook was killed in that year, and the tract of Captain Anson's round the world voyage of The hinged fish-skin case has a coloured print of the heavens applied to the inner surfaces.

On this day 6th October,1769, English explorer Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, discovered New Zealand

Captain Cook Statue, Gisborne, New Zealand - On this day October English explorer Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, discovered New Zealand.

Portrait of Captain James Cook (1728 - 1779), by Joseph Wright of Derby - One of my favorites at the Nelson-Atkins in KC. A handsome fellow, I think he should've been played by James Spader in a movie!

Cornet Sir George Cooke oil on canvas x cm Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City MO

Louis John Steele 1843-1918: Arrival of Captain Cook; an incident at Bay of Islands

Louis John Steele Arrival of Captain Cook; an incident at Bay of Islands

Conctructo's 1/60 scale H.M.C. Endeavour Captain James Cook commanding.

Here are some better images of Conctructo& scale H. James Cooks middle name was .

Captain Cook: The Great Explorer — There are many places scattered all over the Pacific Ocean, which are named after this brave explorer - the Cook Islands and the Cook Straits in the South Pacific Ocean are only two of those. This brave adventurer went out into the wild unknown seas and discovered large parts of the vast Pacific Ocean, paving the way for future journeys. Captain James Cook is still regarded as one of the most successful explorers of the modern world.

Captain Cook: The Great Explorer — There are many places scattered all over the…

Captain Cook a man sent by the Royal Navy to explore the Pacific. He reached Hawaii in 1778. Rumor has it when he reached Hawaii and met with the Chief of the tribe he backed away from the traditional touching of noses. Natives did this so they could breath in each others spirits. After he refused the natives deemed him a haole or "a man without spirit". Natives now tend to call all outsiders who travel to Hawaii haole.

Indefatigable explorer and an excellent navigator, Captain James Cook circumnavigated the globe twice and visited all seven continents.

A heitiki pendant given by Captain James Cook to King George III in 1771 after his return from New Zealand and the Pacific; the heitiki embodies the spirit of ancestors. (Royal Collection)

A heitiki pendant given by Captain James Cook to King George III in 1771 after his return from New Zealand and the Pacific; the heitiki embodies the spirit of ancestors.

Naturalists Dr. Daniel Solander and Sir Joseph Banks (on the left). Captain James Cook, Dr. John Hawkesworth (writer), and the Earl of Sandwich, several times First Lord of the Admiralty. Men who changed the world. Painting by John Hamilton Mortimer.

Dr Daniel Solander, Sir Joseph Banks, Captain James Cook, Dr John Hawkesworth and Earl Sandwich<br>(John Hamilton Mortimer)<br /><br />

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