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.