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Friendly Cove, Nootka Sound, Vancouver's Island
Friendly Cove, Nootka Sound, Vancouver's Island
Image NumberNL004312
CreatorAlexander, William, 1767-1816
TitleFriendly Cove, Nootka Sound, Vancouver's Island
DescriptionCoastal scene of village with dwellings and buildings, erected by Spanish settlers (formerly Maquinna village?). Supposedly the site of negotiations and treaty (Nootka Convention) between Spanish and English explorers. Forest of lodgepole pines in background. Canoes and sailboat in cove.┬╝ketch by Henry Humphrys.
Extent (Original)1 drawing ; 15 x 22 cm.
Format (Original)watercolor
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Alexander, Drawing No. 12
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)
Coverage (Spatial)Northwest Coast of North America
Coverage (Temporal)18th century
Subject1Indians of North America -- Structures
Subject2Nootka Sound (B.C.) -- Discovery and exploration
Subject3Northwest Coast of North America -- Pictorial works
Subject4Watercolor drawings
ContributorHumphrys, Henry, d. 1799
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-03-22
Extent (Digital)71.7 MB
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
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CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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