[5 multi-masted vessels side-by-side at wharf, most with smokestacks- two buildings at right end of wharf, several skiffs and stacks of supplies near wharf; low treeless hills behind, partly snow-clad mountain distant.]
[At least six native boats are gathered alongside the davits of a large vessel, a lifeboat? and a power skiff or launch are also evident; perhaps 30-40 natives are on the various vessels and two Caucasian males in the launch.]
[Driftwood lines entrance to sod-covered house with hatch-cover? doors; ladder leads from back to two-story cache, some of whose vertical supports are quite tall poles; there appear to be two barrels in the distance and two multi-masted vessels on...
Title taken from verso. Wide view of Douglas harbor, including island with octagonal wooden building. Small boats are moored in harbor. Wooden buildings and other vessels, large and small, are seen across Gastineau Channel.