Captain Cook Statue in St Kilda
Public Art : Captain Cook statue
Sculptor : © John Tweed (1869-1933) copy
Description : The bronze statue of Captain James Cook
is a replica of John Tweed's sculpture on the cliffs of West Whitby, Yorkshire, England.
Date unveiled : 1914
Location : On the foreshore on Beaconsfield
Parade, St Kilda Beach, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia.
Background : The statue was erected in honour of
Captain Cook who discovered the East Coast of Australia.