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People of Prince William Sound in their canoes [picture] / John Webber
Bib ID 1409341
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Webber, John, 1752-1793
 
Online Versions
Description 1778 
1 drawing : wash ; 17.5 x 27 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK7402.

Notes

Inscriptions u.r. and c.r.: Sandwich Sound; P.W. Henry's Sound, Capt. D.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK7402.

In: A voyage round the world : but more particularly to the north-west coast of America, performed in 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon.

Title and attribution to Webber from reproduction in: The art of Captain Cook's voyages / Rudiger Joppien and Bernard Smith.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-134783927

Bound facing p.68 of: Voyage round the world / W.B. (spine title: Dixon's voyage around the world)

Cited In

Joppien and Smith, 3.242.

Subjects Eskimos -- Boats -- Pictorial works.
Exhibited Exhibited: "Travellers Art", National Library of Australia, 12 June 2003-21 September 2003.  Exhibited: James Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific, Touring Exhibition 2009-2011, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH, Bonn, Germany 28 August 2009-28 February 2010, Kunsthistorisches Museum für Völkerkunde (Museum of Ethnology), Vienna, Austria 10 May-13 September 2010, Historisches Museum, Bern, Switzerland 7 October 2010-13 February 2011. 

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