Captain Cook - Diorama - The Poi Room Ltd

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Captain Cook - Diorama

Emily Thomas


Captain Cook - Diorama - By Emily Thomas

From her experiences working in the costume departments of theatres, Emily Thomas was inspired to create this stunning diorama which is reminiscent of an old world stage set. Featuring Captain James Cook, kakapo, and various nautical themes, these framed images are digitally printed on acrylic and able to sit on a shelf or be hung on the wall. 


Width - 305mm x Height - 217mm

Captain James Cook: British Explorer, Navigator, Cartographer and Captain of the British Royal Navy. As the captain on three voyages of discovery in the late eighteenth century, James Cook became the first European to define the outline of New Zealand. Thanks to Cook’s detailed charts, and his gentlemen passengers’ scientific and artistic documentation, accurate knowledge of New Zealand was available in Europe for the first time from the 1770s. 

Captain James Cook has left a permanent imprint on the consciousness of New Zealanders - he named more coastal landmarks than any other person, and his name is attached to two of the country’s most significant geographical features (Mt Aoraki / Mt Cook & Cook Strait).

Please Note - 
The 'in situ mockup' is merely an example of visual representation within an environment and it does not truly reflect the size of the work. Please refer to the measurements above for the exact dimensions of this piece.

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