• Creator
  • Metz, C.
  • Description
  • Photograph of engraving of men women & children on the shore and in several canoes watching British sailors launch a small boat; masted sailing ships visible in harbor, large building flying the Union Jack on shore behind the boat launch. Image from John Meares' Voyages made in the years 1788 and 1789, from China to the north west coast of America. Atlas. London, 1797, pl.25Caption on image: The launch of the North West America at Nootka Sound... more
    Photograph of engraving of men women & children on the shore and in several canoes watching British sailors launch a small boat; masted sailing ships visible in harbor, large building flying the Union Jack on shore behind the boat launch. Image from John Meares' Voyages made in the years 1788 and 1789, from China to the north west coast of America. Atlas. London, 1797, pl.25Caption on image: The launch of the North West America at Nootka Sound. Being the first vessel that was ever built in that part of the globeNote from unidentified source: C. Metz not on voyage, from drawing by unknown artist. less
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