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North and Central America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Captain James Cook Memorial, Kealakeakua Bay, Hawaii, circa 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309992A
Scope and Contents

A collection of three glass plate negatives measuring 215 x 165 mm, briefly captioned and signed by the photographer, S.H. Davis. Modern prints have been made from the negatives.

Dates: 1890
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Kealakeakua Bay. Cook's monument in foreground., 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309992A/1
Scope and Contents

202 x 155 mm. A view showing the monument to Captain James Cook, with Kealakeakua Bay in background. It was near this spot that Cook was killed on February 14 1779. Four marines also died in the fight.

Dates: 1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Water found in foreground that in which Cook was held till he died, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309992A/3
Scope and Contents

148 x 197 mm. A view from the water showing the beach in the foreground, a small white hut and the memorial with cliffs in the background.

Dates: 1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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