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James Cook as a Boy

Marton, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire 1728 - Hawaï 1779
British explorer, navigator and cartographer, famous because of his three voyages to the Pacific Ocean
(Wikipedia)
Nicholas Dimbleby
1997

Great Ayton /  James Cook as a Boy   Great Ayton /  James Cook as a Boy

Description

Statue of James Cook as a boy. He lived from 1736 to 1745, thus age 8 to 17, in Great Ayrton. The statue shows him however more as a young man than as a boy.

Great Ayton - James Cook as a Boy

Inscription(s)

JAMES COOK
who lived in Great Ayton
between 1736 and 1745

later became
Captain James Cook R.N. F.R.S.
Famous Navigator

Signature

(statue) N Dimbleby '97
(plinth) nicholas dimbleby sculpt. mcmxcvii

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 54°29'17" - W 1°8'0")

Item Code: gbyh178; Photograph: 30 July 2019
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