Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Views collected by G.H. von Langsdorff during his voyage around the world from 1803 to 1807 [graphic]
BANC PIC 1905.06217-.06222--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Views collected by G.H. von Langsdorff during his voyage around the world from 1803 to 1807

Creator/Contributor:

Langsdorff, G. H. von (Georg Heinrich), 1774-1852, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Korukin, Īvan Petrovitch.

Abstract:

Contains views of: the Spanish establishment of San Francisco in New California, which is possibly the earliest visual record of the present site of San Francisco -- a dance of the Indians at the Mission of San Jose, California -- objects owned by Indians of California and Sitka, Alaska (Kaluschian Indians), including head ornaments, baskets, necklaces, bows and arrows, etc. -- a view of the establishment of th Russian-American company at Sitka (Alaska) -- a "Map of the Port and the New-Archangel or the Bay of Sitchka," Alaska (by I.P. Korukin) -- and a rocky beach with a flock of seabears [Northern fur seals?] (Phoca Ursina), probably taken on the Island of St. Paul, Alaska.

Date:

1803-1807 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ak -- n-us-ca
Rezanov, Nikolaĭ Petrovich -- 1764-1807 -- Travel -- California
Kruzenshtern, Ivan Fedorovich -- 1770-1846 -- Travel -- Alaska
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Antiquities -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- California -- Rites and ceremonies -- Pictorial works
Northern fur seal -- Pictorial works
Voyages around the world -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works
California -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works
Alaska -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works
Sitka (Alaska) -- Pictorial works
Sitka (Alaska) -- Maps
Saint Paul Island (Alaska) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Items no. 1-4 and no. 6 by G.H. Langsdorff; item no. 5 by Ivan Petrovitch Korukin, a member of the Kruzenshtern expedition.
From collection of 37 drawings compiled by G.H. von Langsdorff during his voyage around the world with the Kruzenshtern (Īvan Fedorovīch) and Rezanov (Nikolaĭ Petrovich) expeditions between 1803 and 1807 for the illustrations in his book "Voyages and travels in various parts of the world during the years 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, and 1807" (German edition: Frankfurt am Main, 1812; English edition: London 1813-1814)
Positive photographic reproductions only. Made ca. 1950. 6 photographic prints. From original drawings.
John Howell Books.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited: Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to John Howell Books.
Some images inscribed in German and signed.
Item list with detailed description of each image available.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
drawing
6 drawings : chiefly in sepia.

Language:

German

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.06217-.06222--PIC

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited: Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to John Howell Books.

Related Item:

Bemerkungen auf einer Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803 bis 1807 : Langsdorff, G. H. von (Georg Heinrich), : 1774-1852
Puteshtvie vokrug sveta : Kruzenshtern, Ivan Fedorovich, : 1770-1846