Statues - Hither & Thither

New Zealand
Wellington
Wellington

Molesworth Street, Parliament grounds

James Cook

Marton, Yorkshire 1728 - Hawaï 1779
British explorer, navigator and cartographer, famous because of his three voyages to the Pacific Ocean
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1970

Wellington /  James Cook   Wellington /  James Cook

Description

Granite monument with bronze portrait medallion, circumscribed:
cook bicentenary 1769-1969
unveiled by her majesty the queen
12 march 1970

Sculptor

Tags

Location S 41°16'42" E 174°46'37"

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Item Code: nz021; Photograph: 10 February 2008
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