Stained glass window to Cook at Town Hall, Sydney, NSW, Australia


In the northern stairwell of Sydney Town Hall, at 483 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000.
The window shows the figure of Lt James Cook RN, in his naval uniform, standing on the deck of his ship, and holding a telescope.
On either side are depictions of his ships Endeavour and Discovery,  vessels from his first and third voyages to Australia.
Two side windows are decorated with panels of English roses.

The window was commissioned from the French designer Lucien Henry, to celebrate the founding of Sydney in 1788.
The window was made by Goodlet and Smith in 1889.

At the base of the central window:

1728    CAPTAIN COOK    1779

At the base of the left hand side window:

John Harris    Mayor of Sydney

At the base of the right hand side window:

Lord Carrington    Governor of NSW:


GPS Coordinates:  -33.873566,  151.207084

Endeavour Lines, page 2, vol. 56, April 2011.
Cook’s Log, page 2, vol. 42, no. 1 (2019)

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