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

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.

Object Details

ID: PAI4662
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Places: Vancouver Island
Date made: 8 Jul 1851
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 177 x 257 mm
Parts: Album of watercolours of Madeira, Brazil, the Falkland and Pacific Islands, Chile, Panama, Mexico, Vancouver, and California (Album)

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