All these images are of the SS Corsican except for the menu. According to the same archive, the SS Corsican was built in 1907 by Barclay Curle in Glasgow. She served mostly on the Glasgow Service. In 1912, she collided with an iceberg but was only slightly damaged; was renamed the Maroale in 1922 and was wrecked two years later near Cape Race.
Paintings of the First Nations in the Canadian West. A buffalo too but he fits right in. Frederick Arthur Vener, artist (1836-1928).
Watercolors of the West Indies done between 1828 and 1938 by Canadian John Herbert Caddy who was a lieutenant in the Royal Artillery who was stationed in the West Indies during those years.
A world that isn’t coming back. At least not looking like this. Illustrations from “A voyage around the world: but more particularly to the north-west coast of America, performed in 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 with the ships “King George” and the “Queen Charlotte” which were captained by Captains Portlock and Dixon.
An account of the fur-trading expedition fitted out by the King George’s Sound Company, with important results for the exploration and mapping of the American Northwest. These are the plates showing locations. There are also plates showing some of the individuals they encountered, tools and birds. The two ships were commanded by Dixon and the American-born Nathaniel Portlock, both veterans of James Cook’s last voyage. It includes accounts of the Hawaiian islands where they wintered in 1787-1788. The text was edited by Dixon from a series of letters by the Quaker, William Beresford.