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Globular punchbowl showing track of James Cook's first voyage on HMS Endeavour, probably commissioned by Joseph Banks, 1772, on stand, 1781

Call numbers

SAFE/LR 122 , Status: On display - Map Rooms

Record identifier

1wNr540n

Globular punchbowl showing track of James Cook's first voyage on HMS Endeavour, probably commissioned by Joseph Banks, 1772, on stand, 1781

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Globular punchbowl showing track of James Cook's first voyage on HMS Endeavour, probably commissioned by Joseph Banks, 1772, on stand, 1781

Full title

Globular punchbowl showing track of James Cook's first voyage on HMS Endeavour, probably commissioned by Joseph Banks, 1772, on stand, 1781

Date

1772, 1781

Call Numbers

SAFE/LR 122 , Status: On display - Map Rooms

Record Identifier

1wNr540n

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Physical Description

Contents

1 punchbowl - silver

1 stand - silver

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Physical Access Conditions

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Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Engraved silver punchbowl designed as a hollow terrestrial globe, with a lid that opens at the Tropic of Capricorn. Lid is topped by a figure of a reclining Atlas. Globe is righted so that the Southern Hemisphere is uppermost and is engraved with a map showing the discoveries and route of James Cook's 1st voyage in the Endeavour (1769-1771). The pu...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Globular punchbowl showing track of James Cook's first voyage on HMS Endeavour, probably commissioned by Joseph Banks, 1772, on stand, 1781

Variant title

Title devised by Daniel Crouch Rare Books - The Endeavour Globe.
In 2019, the punchbowl was sold at auction by Freeman's with the description 'A rare George III sterling silver globe on stand, 'The Captain Cook Globe''.

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

The map engraved on the punchbowl is largely based on information shown in William Whitchurch’s ‘Chart of part of the South Sea’, 1773. This was the first published map to include all of the discoveries of Cook’s Pacific and Australian voyage on one sheet when it appeared in Hawkesworth’s official account of the voyage, ‘An account of the voyages u...

Signature / Inscriptions

Stand hallmarked and dated 'I.R' (mark of John Robins) and 'f' (1781). Also stamped with a lion and leopard's head.

Attributions / Conjectures

The punchbowl does not bear a hallmark. Attributed to Valentine Anscheutz by vendor on basis of a receipt in the Banks Papers held in the Mitchell Library, dated July 3d. 1772, which states 'Received of Mr Banks...from Mr Zoffani is in full for a globular silver punchbowl Val Anscheutz & Co'.

It is uncertain what role Anscheutz played in the...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Daniel Crouch Rare Books, June 2020

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/LR 122 , Status: On display - Map Rooms

Record Identifier

1wNr540n

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Reference code

9650519

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