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Title
[Military vessels in Bellingam Bay, Washington?]
Creator
McMurtrie, William Birch (1816-1872), American, artist
Date Created and/or Issued
[185-]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
image
Format
Painting on paper: watercolor 24 x 47.9 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf4z09p2vh
BANC PIC 1963.002:1293--B
Subject
Bays
Military facilities
Northwest, Pacific
Vessels