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Cook's boomerang claims swing around once more

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-09-10 15:24:12

Joel Gibson, the Indigenous Affairs Reporter for the Sydney Morning Hearld reports: DEBATE continues over a London auction house's claim that it has a boomerang collected by Captain James Cook in 1770, which some say would be the world's most...» Read More


CHRISTIES COOK BOOMERANG Artifact with great return

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-09-02 19:46:25

From Arthur Palmer's blog: Lot 33 A boomerang of New Holland Captain James Cook 1728-1779, in Christies upcoming auction (Sale 7652 Exploration & Travel Sept 25 2008) purports to have been collected on Lieutenant Cook’s first voyage. This, if so, is...» Read More