On View East India Marine Hall, level 2
- Pill Box, about 1820
- H: 5/8 in, dia.: 1 7/8 in (H: 1.6 cm, dia.: 4.8 cm)
- Gift of Lieutenant James Armstrong, 1815
East India Marine Society Collection
Captain James Cook was a major influence upon the members of the East India Marine Society because of his three voyages of exploration into the Pacific Ocean. This box is purportedly made from the keel of the bark Endeavour, Cook's first flagship.
- East India Marine Hall, Peabody Essex Museum; November 15, 2013 through Present