HMS Alert, Franklin Pierce Bay, 79° 25’ N, walrus shoal (extreme northern point of migration of walrus)
Albumen print by Thomas Mitchell and George White. Image shows the HMS Alert anchored in the ice pack in Franklin Pierce Bay. In the foreground, a crew member poses while harpooning a dead walrus. Taken during the British Arctic Expedition of 1875-1876, led by Captain George Strong Nares. Page 19 of an album titled "Her Majesty's Ships the Alert & Discovery. 1875-1876. Vol. 1."
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- albumen print
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- animal material
- egg white
- National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
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