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James Cook and Sir Joseph Banks

James Cook and Sir Joseph Banks

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When:

  • Wed 20 Mar, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where:

Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne St, Auckland CBD

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Join Jake Bransgrove at this HeritageTalk exploring the relationship between Cook and Banks through manuscript material held in Sir George Grey Special Collections.

James Cook and Joseph Banks sailed from Plymouth Harbour on the HMS Endeavour in August 1768. The journey was the first of three undertaken by Cook to the Pacific. For Banks, the fame that followed laid the foundation for a life of science in the public eye. This talk explores the relationship between Cook and Banks through manuscript material held in Sir George Grey Special Collections.

Jake Bransgrove is a graduate student in History at the University of Auckland. He is an Auckland Library Heritage Trust Research Scholar for 2019, working with papers relating to James Cook and Sir Joseph Banks held in the Sir George Grey Special Collections at Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero. Central City Library.

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