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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :N. W. Coast of America [young woman. 1778]

Reference Number: A-264-036

A frontal portrait of the head and shoulders of a woman, looking slightly towards the left. She is wearing a garment with a fur-trimmed neck and has short hair cut in a fringe. Also detail of a side view of a nose with its septum pierced to hold an ornament

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works and Portraits, related to Alaska and Indians of North America - Clothing.

Part of:
Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :[A collection of drawings made by William Ellis on H.M.S. Discovery and Resolution during Captain Cook's third voyage to the Pacific 1776-1780], Reference Number A-264-001/049 (28 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil on laid paper, 187 x 265 mm. Horizontal imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010355)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: 'N. W. Coast of America' in ink; also in pencil, the number 1.213

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