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Two war(?) vessels: American two-masted sidewheel steamship with one smokestack, and British three-masted steamship (larger), anchored in (Bellingham?) bay; military camp on shore to left; several canoes with people in foreground; Mount Baker(?) and other snow-covered mountains in distance. View probably related to Pig War with Indian population on San Juan Islands, Washington. Supplied title. Signature (LL): Mc Murtrie. Handwritten (on verso) in ink: Property of Emily Francis McMurtrie; By Wm. B. McMurtrie; in pencil: Emily F. McMurtrie.