Captain James Cook collection from New Zealand: 1769-1777
Captain James Cook collected many objects from New Zealand in 1769, 1773 and 1777 but his personal collection included less than 40 objects. They cannot be identified to a specific voyage, area or date. New Zealand artefacts a cloak, a number of body ornaments, feather boxes and musical instruments. Among weapons there is only one stone patu, and among tolls, three stone adze blades and two fish hooks.
1769-1777; Indigenous Maori artefacts