NZ8911 : Cook's statue, Whitby

taken 7 years ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Cook's statue, Whitby
Cook's statue, Whitby
Presented to the town by the Hon. Sir Gervase Becket, M.P. the statue was unveiled in 1912. The bronze figure is by sculptor John Tweed. The inscription on it reads:“For the lasting Memory of a great Yorkshire seaman this bronze has been cast, and is left in the keeping of Whitby; the birthplace of those good ships that bore him on his enterprises, brought him to glory, and left him at rest.”
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Whitby 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 89732 11447 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.4260N 0:36.9754W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 89737 11430
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Statue  Captain James Cook 

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