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The Resource Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy

Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy

Label
Discovering Cook's collections
Title
Discovering Cook's collections
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Discovering Cook's collections focuses on the collections of art and material culture brought back from the Pacific on Captain Cook's voyages ... The essays explore the history of the collections, their dispersal through the museums and private collections of Europe and the different ways in which they have been interpreted over time." -- Back cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
709.043
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Morphy, Howard
  • Hetherington, Michelle
  • National Museum of Australia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Art objects
  • Material culture
  • Islands of the Pacific
Label
Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Encountering Cook's collections--Looking across the beach - both ways--Cook, the discoverer : George Foster's monument to Captain Cook--Chief mourner's costume--'To attempt some new discoveries in the vast unknown tract' : rediscovering the Forster collections from Cook's second Pacific voyage--Brushed with fame : museological investments in the Cook voyage collections--Footprints in the sand : Bank's Maori collection, Cook's first voyage 1768-71--Cook, his mission and Indigenous Australia : a perspective on consequence
Control code
000044908359
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 130 p.
Isbn
9781876944575
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., col. maps
Label
Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Encountering Cook's collections--Looking across the beach - both ways--Cook, the discoverer : George Foster's monument to Captain Cook--Chief mourner's costume--'To attempt some new discoveries in the vast unknown tract' : rediscovering the Forster collections from Cook's second Pacific voyage--Brushed with fame : museological investments in the Cook voyage collections--Footprints in the sand : Bank's Maori collection, Cook's first voyage 1768-71--Cook, his mission and Indigenous Australia : a perspective on consequence
Control code
000044908359
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 130 p.
Isbn
9781876944575
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., col. maps

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