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A View of the Habitations in Nootka Sound.
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[John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker ... Fielding ... and ... Hardy]
plate; vol. 2, following p. 252
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View of a native American village in Nootka Sound, on present-day Vancouver Island, Canada. Includes boats and dwellings.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
A voyage to the Pacific Ocean; undertaken by command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: ... abridgement of the voyage ... Vol. II.
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Printed for John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy.
Text describes in detail the structure and contents of the houses.John Webber accompanied Cook on his third voyage to the Pacific and is probably the draftsman of this image.Engraver is probably A. Birrell, British engraver, ca.1770-ca. 1820.Cf. James Cook, Captain Cook's voyages round the world ... [Newcastle], 1790, (#31979-1) for a later version of this image.Image placed horizontally on page.
Acquired in 1994.
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©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Geography, maps, city views and plans
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