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official portrait of Captain James Cook

Deutsch: 1776: James Cook
Suomi: Kapteeni James Cookin virallinen muotokuva. National Maritime Museum, Yhdistynyt kuningaskunta.
Français : James Cook par Nathaniel Dance.
Italiano: Ritratto di James Cook
日本語: クックの公式肖像画 海軍博物館(ロンドン)所蔵
Nederlands: James Cook na zijn terugkeer van zijn tweede expeditie in de Stille Zuidzee (Nathaniel Dance, ca. 1775).
Polski: Kapitan James Cook
Català: Retrat de l'explorador britànic James Cook, realitzat per Nathaniel Dance, c. 1775, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Lietuvių: Džeimso Kuko portretas
中文 : 庫克船長畫像。現存於英國海事博物館。

from the National Maritime Museum, United Kingdom


~ 1775


Nathaniel Dance


Public domain because of age

Other versions A detail of Cook's face from this portrait is available at Image:Captain-James-Cook.jpg; a black and white version as it appeared in Cook's published journal is available at Image:James Cook portrait.

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  • James Cook
  • 1779
  • Georg Forster
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Middlesbrough
  • Talk:November 26
  • Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/November
  • Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/November 26
  • Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/All
  • Nathaniel Dance-Holland
  • Guugu Yimithirr language
  • Discoverer's Day
  • Portal:Oceania/Selected article
  • User:BentRedNewt/Drafts
  • Portal:Oceania/Selected article/July, 2006
  • Wikipedia:WikiProject Australian maritime history/Images
  • User:Adam demasi


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