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'Woody Point, Vancouver's Island, July 8th 1851' [Canada]

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Object ID PAI4662
Description No. 55 in Fanshawe's Pacific album, 1849 - 52. Captioned by the artist on the album page below the image, as title. Woody Point is a prominent headland on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, and was given the name in 1778 by Captain Cook when exploring the coast on his third and last Pacific voyage. This is a view from roughly south-west as Fanshawe's 'Daphne' sailed north from Esquimalt on 3 July to Beaver Harbour which they reached on the 10th.
Date made 8 July 1851

Artist/Maker Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour
Measurements Sheet: 177 x 257 mm
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