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Captain Cook & the Art of Memorabilia exhibition Feb-May 2021

 


An exhibition from 30 January - 29 May 2021 at The David Roche Foundation House Museum, North Adelaide, South Australia.

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10AM – 4PM.
Entry: $15 adult. $12 concession. Children under 12 free.

The exhibition includes personal items belonging to Cook, photographs of commemorative events, children’s games, medallions, and theatre broadsides.
The star of the show is the HMS Resolution table, c.1810, a significant piece of English Regency memorabilia so-called because it contains a piece of oak from the ship and an inscription to James Cook’s achievements set amongst exotic timbers from the lands visited by Cook.

More information can be found at https://www.rochefoundation.com.au/exhibitions/

Forthcoming related events. For up-to-date information visit https://www.rochefoundation.com.au/events/
Thursday 18 March 6PM: A talk on Cook by Angus Trumble
Thursday 15 April 6PM: A talk on Cook by Associate Prof. Katrina Schlunke (University of Tasmania)
Saturday 24 April 1-4PM: Mini-symposium: Captain Cook & the Art of Memorablia
Thursday 20 May 6PM: James Cook’s Resolution and Adventure Medals, a talk by Peter Lane (the Honorary Numismatist, Art Gallery of South Australia, and Board member of the Australiana Society)

 

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