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"Various Articles at Nootka Sound", [Atlas to accompany] A Voyage of discovery of the North Pacific Ocean and round the world; in which the coast of North America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed.... 1773-1784]

Engraving showing four ceremonial artifacts, including detailed views of three masks/head dresses (one bird with long beak/raven, one wolf, and one seal) and one bird shaped rattle, located on Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, on page 30 (published edition plate number 40) in the Atlas of Captain Cooks' Third Voyage. J. [John] Webber, publisher credit, with date of June 4, 1784. Plate engraved by J. Record. Engraving made from a painting or sketch by John Webber. From a printers proof of the [Atlas to accompany] A Voyage of discovery of the North Pacific Ocean and round the world; in which the coast of North America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed...., atlas volume number 3, published in 1784.

Details

Creation Date: Jun. 4, 1784

Catalog ID: 2011.0.60.3.29

Call Number: OVERSIZE-FLAT/979.511/C772v/1798

Object Types: engraving

Creator: John Webber

Dimensions: height 17.5 in . width 11.375 in

Related Subjects: James Cook, engraving, maritime exploration, voyage around the world, North Pacific Ocean, atlas, Nootka, British Columbia, Nootka Sound, John Webber, mask, ceremonial, rattle, ceremonial, raven, North American Indian, Northwest Coast culture area, seal, Vancouver Island, ceremonial artifact, wolf