Albert Park, Linthorpe Road, Middlesborough, England

Sculpture in Albert Park, Linthorpe Road, Middlesborough commemorating Captain James Cook RN d. 1779

Memorial: M5563
Six painted and carved tree stumps in a semi-circle round a flower bed. 1) A sea scape with an albatross and ship. 2) Sun, Saturn and bottle 3) Ink well, quill pen and open book inscribed 'Once again under sail I/opened my secret/orders we are...Transit of Venus/then sail south east/from Tahiti into unknown/waters charting and discovering new land.../James Cook 4) Boomerang and lizard 'BOTANY BAY' 5) Saw, mallet and plane 'REPAIRS' 6) Still life of lemons 'LEMONS KEEP SCURVY AWAY'.