NZ8911 : Statue of Captain Cook: Plaque on south face

taken 11 months ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

  Statue of Captain Cook: Plaque on south face
Statue of Captain Cook: Plaque on south face


The inscription on the plaque on the south face of the statue NZ8911 : Statue of Captain Cook: right hand side reads:

THIS PLAQUE
WAS PRESENTED BY THE PEOPLE OF AUSTRALIA
TO THE WHITBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
TO COMMEMORATE THE BI-CENTENARY OF THE DISCOVERY
OF THE EAST COAST OF AUSTRALIA BY
LIEUTENANT JAMES COOK, R.N.

FROM THIS DISCOVERY EMERGED A NATION,
20TH APRIL - 22ND AUGUST 1770,

UNVEILED BY
HIS EXCELLENCY THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR AUSTRALIA,
THE HON, SIR ALEXANDER DOWNER, K.B.E.
20TH APRIL 1970
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 February, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Person (from Tags)
James Cook  Alexander Downer 
Date (from Tags)
1770  1970 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 8973 1144 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.4222N 0:36.9773W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 8973 1144
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Memorial  Captain James Cook  Statue  Sculpture  Captain Cook Statue  Plaque  Whitby Urban District Council  Bicentenary 

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