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Preserving a Link With a Great Explorer

A look around Captain Cook's Cottage, originally located in England then transported to Australia brick by brick in 1933.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 4 | Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Painting of Captain James Cook and his boat the Endeavour. VS of James Cook's house in Melbourne, an ivy covered English style house behind an ivy covered fence. Woman and two children looking at inscription carved into sandstone of house, ÔC J C 1755'. VS inside the museum. Young couple sitting on seat and reading history of the position of Captain Cook's Cottage and looking at furniture and map. Pan over old map. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 24982 | 1 min 45 secs | 1940s | Fitzroy Gardens, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |