Cape Prescott, Dobbin Bay, 79° 35’ N - no water to northward, ships in dock

Made:
1875-1876
maker:
Unknown

Albumen print by Thomas Mitchell and George White. Image shows the HMS Alert anchored near an ice floe in Cape Prescott, Dobbin Bay, Canada. Several crew members can be seen standing on the ice to the left of the frame. Taken during the British Arctic Expedition of 1875-1876, led by Captain George Strong Nares. Page 31 of an album titled "Her Majesty's Ships the Alert & Discovery. 1875-1876. Vol. 1."

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1981-27/1/31
type:
albumen print
taxonomy:
  • information forms
  • books
  • albums
  • materials
  • materials
  • animal material
  • egg white
credit:
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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