"Alert" winter-quarters, 82° 27’ N - keeling over at low water spring tides, chain cables to anchors buried on shore, June 1876, northern pack

Made:
1875-1876
maker:
Unknown

Albumen Print attributed to Thomas Mitchell. Image shows the HMS Alert surrounded by the thawing ice pack at Cape Rawson, Canada, in June 1876. Taken during the British Arctic Expedition of 1875-1876, led by Captain George Strong Nares. Page 27 of an album titled "Her Majesty's Ships the Alert & Discovery. 1875-1876. Vol. 2."

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1981-27/2/27
type:
photograph albums
taxonomy:
  • information forms
  • books
  • albums
credit:
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford