Washington State History Museum will re-open on April 2, 2021. Hours will be Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Every Third Thursday the museum will be open 10:00 AM-8:00 PM with free admission 3:00-8:00 PM. Close
  • + Add to your list
    A voyage round the world, in the years 1803, 4, 5, & 6...
    Creation Date: 1814
    Catalog ID: 2013.154.4
    Call Number: 979.511/L687v/1968
    xxi, [2], 388 page book (28x22 cm.) about a voyage round the world "performed, by order of His Imperial Majesty Alexander the First, emperor of Russia, in the ship Neva," written by Urey Lisiansky. Includes tables, frontispiece (portrait), 5 plates (2 colored), 8 maps (2 fold.). Published originally in Russian, St. Petersburg, 1812; English translation by the author.
  • + Add to your list
    A new voyage round the world in the years 1823-1826, Puteschestvie vokrug svieta. English. 1967
    Creation Date: 1967
    Catalog ID: 2013.154.88
    Call Number: 979.511/K849n/1967
    2 vol. (22x15 cm.) illustrated set; translation of Puteshestvie vokrug svieta by Otto von Kotzebue; reprint of 1830 ed. originally published in London. Includes folding map. This edition published in Amsterdam and New York City in 1967. Bibliotheca Australiana series, no. 20-21.
  • + Add to your list
    A view of the habitations on 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]
    Creation Date: Jun. 4, 1784
    Catalog ID: 2011.0.60.3.30
    Call Number: OVERSIZE-FLAT/979.511/C772v/1798
    Engraving showing a view of a Nootka Village (most likely the summer village Yuquot) located on Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, on page 30 (published edition plate 41) in the Atlas of Captain Cooks' Third Voyage. J. [John] Webber, publisher credit, with date of June 4, 1784. The scene shows the meeting between members of the crew of Captain James Cook and the Nootka people. Native canoes, British row boat, native plank houses, and fish drying racks are visible in the engraving. Plate engraved by S. Smith. 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.
  • + Add to your list
    Oregon : its history, condition, and prospects, A voyage round the world
    Creation Date: 1851
    Catalog ID: 1975.131.8
    Call Number: 979.5/H589or/1851
    437 page book (23x13.5 cm.) by Gustavus Hines. First published in 1850 under title: A voyage round the world. A history of Oregon "containing a description of the geography, climate and productions with personal advertures among the Indians...on the plains bordering the Pacific...." Published in 1851. Includes portrait of author. Embossed design on black covers.
  • + Add to your list
    [Completion of First Circumnavigation, Sand Point, WA]
    Creation Date: Sep. 1924
    Catalog ID: C1974.19.2
    Photograph of the two Douglas biplanes that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe, September 28, 1924, Sand Point, WA. In the foreground is a grassy field. The two biplanes are side by side. Painted on the fusilage is the insignia Air Service USA World Flight. The planes are roped off, and there is debris on the ground. In the background is Puget Sound.
  • + Add to your list
    Voyage in search of la Perouse, 1791-1794, Relation d'un voyage a la recherche de La Peyrouse. English
    Creation Date: 1971
    Catalog ID: 2013.154.81
    Call Number: OVERSIZE/979.511/L113v/1971
    476, 65 page illustrated book (26x20.5 cm.), a reprint of the 1800 translation of Relation d'un voyage a la recherche de La Peyrouse, byJacques-Julien Houtou de La Billardiere. Journal kept during voyage 1791-1794, commanded by Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, attempting to discover the fate of two ships commanded by M. de la Perouse, missing for three years. Includes folding map showing route of voyage around the world. Bibliotheca Australiana 67 (series). Published in Amsterdam and New York in 1971.
  • + Add to your list
    Sir Francis Drake
    Creation Date: 1990
    Catalog ID: 2013.154.10
    Call Number: 942.05/Su33si/1990
    xi, 353 page illustrated book (24x17 cm.) by John Sugden, a biography of Sir Francis Drake, his early life, personality, voyages, battles, etc. "A John Macrae Book." Maps on lining paper. Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-334) and index. 1st American ed. Published in 1990.
  • + Add to your list
    [Completion of First Circumnavigation, Sand Point, WA]
    Creation Date: Sep. 1924
    Catalog ID: C1974.19.3
    Photograph of the two Douglas biplanes that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe, September 28, 1924, Sand Point, WA. In the foreground is a grassy field. The two biplanes are side by side. Painted on the fusilage is the insignia Air Service USA World Flight. The planes are roped off, and there is debris on the ground. We can see two figures and an automobile on the other side of the planes.
  • + Add to your list
    [Completion of First Circumnavigation, Sand Point, WA]
    Creation Date: Sep. 1924
    Catalog ID: C1974.19.1
    Photograph of the two Douglas biplanes that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe, September 28, 1924, Sand Point, WA. In the foreground is a grassy field. The two biplanes are side by side. Painted on the fusilage is the insignia Air Service USA World Flight. The planes are roped off, and there is debris on the ground. In the background is Puget Sound.