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Crater of the Summit of Mount Worroray, Owhyhee
Crater of the Summit of Mount Worroray, Owhyhee
URLwww.newberry.org/Collections/digital/NL004301.tif
Image NumberNL004301
CreatorAlexander, William, 1767-1816
TitleCrater of the Summit of Mount Worroray, Owhyhee
Date-Created1798
DescriptionView of Mount Worroray (now Mt Kilauea) crater, with Pacific Ocean and shoreline behind. Scene includes artist sketching the volcano, as well as native Hawaiians and British explorers surveying the crater. Sketch by Thomas Heddington.
Extent (Original)1 drawing ; 15 x 22 cm.
Format (Original)watercolor
Languageeng
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Alexander, Drawing No. 1
SourceAlexander, William, 1767-1816. William Alexander's watercolor drawings prepared to illustrate George Vancouver's A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, 1798. VAULT oversize Ayer Art Alexander
Is Part OfEdward E. Ayer Art Collection (Newberry Library)
TypeImage
Coverage (Spatial)Hawaii
Coverage (Temporal)18th century
Subject1Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii)
Subject2Hawaiians
Subject3Watercolor drawings
ContributorHeddington, Thomas, 1775 or 6-1860
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-03-22
Extent (Digital)67.3 MB
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
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CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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