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Anacapa Island

Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Accession no: P.13,648
State: 1/1

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Paper size:367 x 279 mm  
Plate mark size:300 x 238 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
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Medium:etching, transfer lithograph of  
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Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
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Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'U.S.COAST SURVEY … ' etc see Inscr.Note  
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Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:at the top, above the ruled frame, 'PLATE No. 414'; within the frame, at centre top, 'ANACAPA ISLAND'; at right, U. S. COAST SURVEY / A. D. BACHE, Supdt./ Sketch of ANACAPA ISLAND / IN / SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL / By Lieut. T. H. STEVENS, U. S. N. Assist. U. S. C. S. / 1854'; at left, 'Note. Anacapa Island is due East of Santa Cruz Island in (approx.) Lat. 34 [degrees] 00' and Long. 119 [degrees] 23' W. from Greenwich Observatory. Variation of the Magnetic Needle, 13 [degrees] 21' E'; at bottom centre, 'View of the Eastern extremity of Anacapa Island - from the Southward.'; at centre, a vertical arrow indicates 'Magnetic Meridian'; at the bottom, under the ruled frame, on the left, 'Drng by W. B. McMurtie>' and on the right, 'Engg by J. A. Whistler, J. Young & C. A. Knight.  
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Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.