A Completely Different Take on Early Australia – the Endeavour Exhibition, Canberra

Nathanial Dance's portrait of Captain Cook
Nathanial Dance’s portrait of Captain Cook. Source: nma

Growing up and going to school in Australia, the version of history we were fed was very English and very white. And that is just what we were expecting when we strolled into the Endeavour Exhibition – more of the same.

How wrong could we be?

It was about time that we received a more rounded version of our history and it was no less fascinating.

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