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Title: Captain James Cook

Creator: Noble, John

Location repository: State Library of New South Wales

Repository work id number: DL Pa 11

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Descriptive note: On rectangular shaped black wooden frame that has a raised oval centre and glass front with brass coloured inner mount. The back of the frame is covered in maroon fabric. At the top centre of the frame is a metal pin and loop to suspend or hang frame (loop is 2.1 cm). This portrait resembles the painting by Nathaniel Dance-Holland (1735-1811), held at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952


Earliest date: 1775

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Inscriptions: Initialled and dated at left of portrait, etched on background: J.N. / 1775 Secondary inscriptions: A paper label on lower left of frame reads: Capt Cook/ by Noble/ 1775 On reverse of frame, paper label with text reads: Capt Cook / Miss [Stuart?] and an auction label number 69

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Language: English

Latest date: 1775

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Materials techniques: watercolour

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Measurements: Image: 12.9 x 9.6 cm Framed: 18.5 x 15.1 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: PICMAN Catalogue (online)

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