Size: 20” x 30”
his work depicts an episode in the 3 summers that Captain Vancouver charted the Washington, British Columbia and Alaska coasts, during 1792, 1793 and 1794, and is one of over 50 that John has painted.On June 13, 1792 some 50 curious and friendly natives from the village at the mouth of the Capilano River, Called Homulchesun, paddled out to greet these outlandish visitors. Vancouver’s welcome was punctuated by a poignant story told by one of the elders of the tribe, relating a vision he had in which he saw a “great white man’s village existing on this spot”.
They couldn’t have known how insightful the old man was that day, for here would rise the city of Vancouver, Canada
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