Callicum and Maquilla. Chiefs of Nootka Sound.
Rare aquatint. Sheet 270 x 205mm. Trimmed within plate.
From John Meares's 'Voyages Made in the Years 1788 and 1789 from China to the Northwest Coast of America'. Meares, a fur trader, caused an international incident by upsetting the Spanish who had already established a base at Nootka Sound, leading to George Vancouver's important expedition to the area.
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