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On Tupaia Street: the travels of artefacts from Cook's first voyage

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This presentation reviews the history of collections and particularly ethnographic collections made during Cook’s voyages. The field has been much studied over the last 50 years and it might be assumed that the histories of extant artefacts and other records are now well established. Taking as examples the travels of textiles and the misidentification of Australian artefacts that have recently become highly controversial, the talk explains why not, and why new complexities have emerged that point to a fresh programme of cross-disciplinary research.

This talk is part of the Cabinet of Natural History series.

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