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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which...

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Magnifying glasses
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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

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London, England
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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by...

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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Coo...

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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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