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Icy Bay, near Mt. St. Elias, Alaska
Icy Bay, near Mt. St. Elias, Alaska
Image NumberNL004310
CreatorAlexander, William, 1767-1816
TitleIcy Bay, near Mt. St. Elias, Alaska
DescriptionTwo ships on Icy Bay (the Discovery and Chatham), with mountain and glacier in background. Sketch by Thomas Heddington.
Extent (Original)1 drawing ; 15 x 22 cm.
Format (Original)watercolor
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Alexander, Drawing No. 10
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
Subject1Saint Elias, Mount (Alaska and Yukon)
Subject2Chatham (Ship) -- Pictorial works
Subject3Discovery (Ship: Launched 1789) -- Pictorial works
Subject4Watercolor drawings
ContributorHeddington, Thomas, 1775 or 6-1860
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-03-22
Extent (Digital)69.1 MB
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail:
CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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