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Views in Hudson's Bay : taken by a gentleman on the spot in the years 1823 and 1824 : illustrative of the customs, manners and costumes of those tribes of North American Indians amongst whom Captn. Franklin has passed in his present and former arduous undertaking : to be continued in numbers.

[London] : [William Day], [1825?]
Physical Description:
6 prints in 1 volume : hand-colored lithographs ; sheets 28.7 x 42.7 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 6
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Title from publisher's original printed wrappers.
Plates signed: "W. Day lithog., 59 Gt. Queen Street."
"[R.P.] Pelly ... commissioned an artist called H. Jones, R.I.A., to copy six of [Peter] Rindisbacher's pictures ... and after getting them lithographed in London, made up books of them ..."--Wilson. In the copies made by Jones, the figure of Pelly is substituted for that of Andrew Bulger, the subject of Rindisbacher's original works.
Wilson, C. "Pelly's picture books." In The beaver, Dec. 1945, page 36
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. In publisher's original wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Bulger, Andrew H., 1789-1858.
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Canadian.
Pelly, Robert Parker, 1790-1867.
Red River Settlement -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Rindisbacher, Peter, 1806-1834, artist.
Day, William, 1797-1845, lithographer.
Jones, H., R. I. A.
IIIF Manifest:

  • The Red Lake chief with some of his followers arriving at the Red River and visiting the governor
  • The Red Lake chief, making a speech to the governor of Red River at Fort Douglas in 1825
  • The governor of Red River, driving his family on the river in a horse cariole
  • A gentleman travelling in a dog cariole in Hudson's Bay with an Indian guide
  • The governor of Red River, Hudson's Bay, voyaging in a light canoe 1824
  • A Souteaux Indian, travelling with his family in winter near Lake Winnipeg.

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