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CCS 2013 meetings in Australia

 

The next meeting of the Victorian branch of the Captain Cook Society will be held on Thursday 28 March, from 11am to 2pm.

It will be held at “Alvie Hall”, on the corner of Alvie Road and High Street Road, Mt. Waverley. Entry to the car park is from Alvie Road. (Melway Map 61, Ref D11).

Our guest speaker will be Professor Alan Frost (1569). The title of Alan’s talk will be: History into Myth: The Construction of the Bounty Story, including connections with Cook’s Voyages.

Please bring any item/s of interest, e.g. Stamps, Books, and Maps etc, which you would like to display on the day, also any items from your collection you may wish to sell.

Members are most welcome to bring their partners or a friend.

To assist in catering for a light luncheon, please confirm your attendance by Friday, 22 March by sending an email to Ted Tierney

 

At the meeting in New South Wales on Thursday 21 February 2013, Barry Kinnaird exhibited prints from the Banks Florilegium pertinent to Australia, and Sydney Botanic Gardens member Doug Benson provided a short talk on Banks and Solander and their collections at Botany Bay.

 

Email the Australian Branch for more information.

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