Captain Cook 1973

CLARK, Marc

Registration number

1088243

Artist/maker

CLARK, Marc

Title

Captain Cook

Production date

1973

Medium

bronze

Dimensions (H x W x D)

213.5 cm (height)

Inscriptions

Marc Clarke 1973 / Artist Marc Clark / Title Captain James Cook / Date 1973 / Donor Dr and Mrs Hassed

Credit line

Donated by Dr and Mrs Hassed to the Melbourne Art Trust, 1997 Managed by the
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

Captain James Cook, Marc Clark

Summary

Location: Cooks Cottage, Fitzroy Gardens

Life size bronze standing figure of Captain James Cook on brick paving. The statue was originally unveiled in 1974 to launch the Endeavour Hills housing estate where it stood on a black granite base. It was later donated to the City of Melbourne for display near Cook’s Cottage, in Fitzroy Gardens. It was installed in July 1997.