Courtesy of Hudson's Bay Company Corporate Collection | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Courtesy of Hudson's Bay Company Corporate Collection | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Michaelovski, Norton Sound R.A.

1867

Frederick Whymper

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Title

Michaelovski, Norton Sound R.A.

Date

1867

Description

This watercolour depicts Mikhaielovsk, a fort built by Lieutenant Tebenkof in Norton Sound for the Russians in the ealry 1830's which he called Mikhaielovsk. In 1843 the settlement consisting of a barrack, a house for the managing agent, two magazines, a shed, bath-house and kitchen. The name was later changed to St. Michael. The fort has been painted in the background and a paddlewheller has been painted on the water in the foreground.

Published Material: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, London, 1968

Descriptive Medium: Watercolour on paper

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Location

St. Michael, Alaska, USA

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

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Credits

Image Credit

Courtesy of Hudson's Bay Company Corporate Collection

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