Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

The shore of Nootka Sound, British Columbia, Canada, with some of its inhabitants encountered by Captain Cook on his third voyage (1777-1780). Engraving by S. Smith, 1784, after J. Webber.

  • Smith, Samuel, approximately 1745-1802
Date
[1784]
Reference
566660i
  • Pictures
  • Online

Available online

view The shore of Nootka Sound, British Columbia, Canada, with some of its inhabitants encountered by Captain Cook on his third voyage (1777-1780). Engraving by S. Smith, 1784, after J. Webber.

Licence

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: The shore of Nootka Sound, British Columbia, Canada, with some of its inhabitants encountered by Captain Cook on his third voyage (1777-1780). Engraving by S. Smith, 1784, after J. Webber. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

Visited by Cook and Webber on 22 April 1778. Houses belonging to the Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) are shown in the background.

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Printed for John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy], [1784]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 25.7 x 40.2 cm

Lettering

A view of the habitations at Nootka Sound; J. Webber del. ; S. Smith sculp.

Lettering note

Bears number: 41

References note

Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, The art of Captain Cook's voyages, vol. 3: The voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780, New Haven and London 1988, p. 442, no. 3.199A

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566660i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

    Note


Permanent link