Captain Cook and Endeavour

Marking the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook setting sail in one of the greatest voyages of discovery of all time aboard HM Bark Endeavour - with nearly 100 men including astronomers, artists and scientists.

2018 (August 16 2018)
Commemorative


Stamps

Captain Cook and Endeavour 2nd Stamp (2018) Sir Joseph Banks

Sir Joseph Banks

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Sir Joseph Banks Bt by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Phaethon rubricauda (red-tailed tropicbird) by Sydney Parkinson and Passiflora aurantia (red passion flower) outline drawing by Sydney Parkinson finished by Fred Polydore Nodder


Captain Cook and Endeavour 2nd Stamp (2018) Chief Mourner of Tahiti

Chief Mourner of Tahiti

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Chief Mourner of Tahiti and a scene with a canoe by the artist of the Chief Mourner (Tupaia)


Captain Cook and Endeavour 1st Stamp (2018) Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook

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Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance, Triumph of the Navigators by Robin Brooks


Captain Cook and Endeavour 1st Stamp (2018) Drawings of the observations of the transit of Venus, 1769

Drawings of the observations of the transit of Venus, 1769

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Drawings of the observations of the transit of Venus, 1769, by Charles Green and Lieutenant James Cook alongside a photograph of a sextant


Captain Cook and Endeavour £1.45 Stamp (2018) Clianthus puniceus (Scarlet Clianthus)

Clianthus puniceus (Scarlet Clianthus)

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Clianthus puniceus (scarlet clianthus) by Sydney Parkinson and a portrait of a Maori Chief with full facial moko


Captain Cook and Endeavour £1.45 Stamp (2018) Volantinia jacarina (Blue-Black Grassquit)

Volantinia jacarina (Blue-Black Grassquit)

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Volatinia jacarina (blue-black grassquit) by Sydney Parkinson and Sydney Parkinson, self-portrait


Captain Cook and Endeavour 1st Stamp (2018) Charting a new course: New Zealand and Australia

Charting a new course: New Zealand and Australia

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A chart exhibiting the discoveries made by Captain James Cook by Lieutenant Roberts


Captain Cook and Endeavour 1st Stamp (2018) Life on Raiatea: boathouse and canoes

Life on Raiatea: boathouse and canoes

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Boathouse and canoes on Raiatea, Society Islands


Captain Cook and Endeavour £1.45 Stamp (2018) Mapping New Zealand: a Maori clifftop fort

Mapping New Zealand: a Maori clifftop fort

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An arched rock with a Maori clifftop fort in New Zealand


Captain Cook and Endeavour £1.45 Stamp (2018) Disaster avoided: repairs on the Endeavour River

Disaster avoided: repairs on the Endeavour River

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Repairing The Endeavour on the Endeavour River, Australia


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