10
March
13.00 - 14.00
Cost: Free

Stitches in Time: Recreating Captain Cook's Waistcoat

Stitches in Time: Recreating Captain Cook's Waistcoat.

Lecture by Alison Liz Larkin, Janet Arnold Award Recipient

With the help of the Janet Arnold Award, Alison was able to undertake a research trip to Australia to examine a waistcoat other objects belonging to Captain Cook at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Based on her research there, Alison has been able to create a beautiful facsimile, to be displayed by the Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby in 2015. Alison will talk about her research project and its significance. 

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Event Location

Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House