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The New Eddystone, in Bhems Canal
The New Eddystone, in Bhems Canal
Image NumberNL004311
CreatorAlexander, William, 1767-1816
TitleThe New Eddystone, in Bhems Canal
DescriptionProtruding rock covered with foliage stands in Behm Canal, Alaska. Native Americans and British approach in separate canoes. Men stand on sandbar. Sketch by John Sykes.
Extent (Original)1 drawing ; 15 x 22 cm.
Format (Original)watercolor
Call NumberVAULT oversize Ayer Art Alexander, Drawing No. 11
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
Subject1Behm Canal (Alaska)
Subject2Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Commerce
Subject3Northwest Coast of North America -- Pictorial works
Subject4Watercolor drawings
ContributorSykes, John, 1770 or 71-1858
PublisherNewberry Library
Date Issued (Digital)2006-03-22
Extent (Digital)71.6 MB
Medium (Digital)Image/tiff
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CollectionAyer Art Digital Collection (Newberry Library)
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