Memorial To Great Explorer 1934

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    Full title reads: "MEMORIAL TO GREAT EXPLORER - Obelisk unveiled by Mrs. Richard Linton to Captain James Cook, R. N. at Great Ayton, Yorks."

    Great Ayton, Yorkshire.

    Crowd gathered for the ceremony of unveiling the obelisk - Memorial to great explorer Captain James Cook. Mrs Richard Linton pulling the rope to unveil the obelisk. Crowd cheers.

    Close up shot of Plaque at the base of the memorial "Lieutenant James Cook R. N. of the Endeavour first sighted Australia near this point which he named Point Hicks after Lieutenant Zachary Hicks who first so the land."

    People laying wreaths at the base of the memorial before leaving.

    Note: Film is severely damaged - extremely poor quality.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    9933
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    799.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:18:00 / 01:43:19:00
    Canister:
    34/84
    Sort Number:
    34/084
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    Travel & Exploration
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    Yorkshire
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