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Captain James Cook, Sir Joseph Banks, Lord Sandwich, Dr Daniel Solander and Dr John Hawkesworth [picture] / John Hamilton Mortimer
Bib ID 333342
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Mortimer, John Hamilton, 1740-1779
 
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Description 1771? 
1 painting : oil on canvas ; 120 x 166 cm. 
Notes

Previously attributed to Johann Zoffany, 1733-1810; a plaque on reverse of frame gives the date 1771.

From left to right: Dr Daniel Solander, Sir Joseph Banks, Captain James Cook, Dr John Hawkesworth, Lord Sandwich.--Sitters identified by National Library of Australia staff.

Title devised by cataloguer.

R10630.

Source of Acquisition Bequest of Dame Merlyn Myer, 1982. 
Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Portraits.  |  Banks, Joseph, - Sir, - 1743-1820 - Portraits.  |  Sandwich, John Montagu, - Earl of, - 1718-1792 - Portraits.  |  Solander, Daniel Charles, - 1733-1782 - Portraits.  |  Hawkesworth, John, - 1715?-1773 - Portraits.  |  Australia - Discovery and exploration - Pictorial works.  |  Picture - NPG exhibition 1996.
Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012.  Exhibited:'Cook & Omai: The Cult of the South Seas', NLA 2001  Exhibited: 'Botanical Venus, Daniel Solander in the Pacific', Post Master Gallery & National Philatelic Archives, 2001  Exhibited: "Cook in the Pacific", National Museum of Australia, 6 June 2006 - 25 September 2006.  Exhibited: James Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific, Touring Exhibition 2009-2011, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH, Bonn, Germany 28 August 2009-28 February 2010, Kunsthistorisches Museum für Völkerkunde (Museum of Ethnology), Vienna, Austria 10 May-13 September 2010, Historisches Museum, Bern, Switzerland 7 October 2010-13 February 2011. 

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