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View of the New Eddystone, a remarkable rock in Bhering Canal [Alaska]
Sykes, John (1773-1858), British, artist
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1791 and 1795]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Tall, solitary rock formation located in Behm Canal, near Revillagigedo Island, Alaska. Named by George Vancouver because of its resemblance to a lighthouse (possibly the Eddystone at Spurn Point) in England.
Handwritten title (LC, on attached strip of paper). Signature (LR): John Sykes/18/John Sykes. Ref. note: Vancouver's voyages, 4th edition, Vol. II, pl. 10, p. 353.
Drawing on paper: watercolor 19.5 x 24.2 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:1115--FR
Expeditions & surveys
Northwest, Pacific
Voyages to the Pacific

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