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The Discovery on the rocks, Queen Charlotte's Sound
The Discovery on the rocks, Queen Charlotte's Sound
URLwww.newberry.org/Collections/digital/NL004305.tif
Image NumberNL004305
CreatorAlexander, William, 1767-1816
TitleThe Discovery on the rocks, Queen Charlotte's Sound
Date-Created1798
DescriptionTilted ship (the Discovery) grounded on the rocks in Queen Charlotte's Sound, British Columbia as the Chatham waits in the distance. Native Americans approach in dugout canoes. Sketch by Zachary Mudge.
Extent (Original)1 drawing ; 15 x 22 cm.
Format (Original)watercolor
Languageeng
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Alexander, Drawing No. 5
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)Northwest Coast of North America
Coverage (Temporal)18th century
Subject1Discovery (Ship: Launched 1789) -- Pictorial works
Subject2Ships -- 18th century
Subject3Chatham (Ship) -- Pictorial works
Subject4Watercolor drawings
ContributorMudge, Zachary, 1770-1852
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-03-22
Extent (Digital)72.1 MB
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
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CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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