Commemorative plate. Cream side plate with gilding around edge. Hand-painted colour scene of James Cook on a beach, sailors and rowboat at water's edge, ship at sea, land beyond. Wording: "Landing / of / Captain Cook / 6th October / 1769 / New Zealand". On reverse: A souvenir to commemorate Centennial Exhibition NZ. Gilding around rim of dish and detailing on handles.
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