Captain James Cook's Map - in 3 beautiful timber frame styles! All ready to hang.
This 86 cm wide x 60 cm high Map, on quality parchment paper, also traces the voyages of H.M.S. Dolphin/Commodore John Byron 1765, H.M.S. Tamer/Captain Patrick Mouat 1765 and H.M.S. Swallow/Captain Carteret 1767, which all preceded Cook and The Endeavour in search of "The Great South Land".
The history of the navigation around Australia by these ships and their voyages are detailed on this outstandingly faithful replica, which was painstakingly copied from the original engraved by William Whitchurch of Bartholomew Lane, Royal Exchange - the 18th century's foremost cartography engraver. It includes Cook's charting Map and naming of the East Coast of Australia from Cape Howe in the south to Cape York in the north.
The Map contains a substantial account of the aims and the results of the three disastrous and epic nightmare explorations. You will also receive an in-depth account of the historical, economical, political and commercial background to the exploration in the Pacific and the eventual navigation around Australia, as well as a detailed, careful explanation of all the special features of the Map.
The Map is a visual account of the most significant voyage in the history of Australia, presented in a manner befitting such a document of excellence.
Each replica Map is individually numbered with a Limited Edition of a maximum of 1000 copies, each individually accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity (COA).
Beautifully framed in a choice of three styles.
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Protected with 2 mm thick clear glass for permanent protection of the images and ready to hang.
Melbourne University Testimonial
Here is an authoritative testimonial to the quality of appearance and content of the original Map, as well as the reproduction. It speaks for itself...
It comes with a Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) attesting to its provenance
and its rarity of a maximum total of 1000 units sold worldwide to protect your investment.
Cook's Map in Brown timber Frame
Brown timber frame with Map protected by 2 mm thick clear glass.
. Numbered Limited Edition.
CCM-01: Cook's Map in Brown timber Frame$385 Quantity Added 0 Check Selection
Cook's Map in Gold timber Frame
Gold Timber Framed Limited Edition of Replica of Map used by Captain James Cook.. Numbered Limited Edition.
CCM-02: Cook's Map in Gold timber Frame$395 Quantity Added 0 Check Selection
Cook's Map in Burgundy-Gold Frame
Burgundy-Gold Timber Framed Limited Edition of Replica of Map used by Captain James Cook.. Numbered Limited Edition.
CCM-03: Cook's Map in Burgundy-Gold Frame$410 Quantity Added 0
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