ARCTIC. North Pole Expedition. Discovery Bay antique print 1876
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ARCTIC. North Pole Expedition. Discovery Bay, antique print, 1876

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CAPTION BELOW PICTURE: 'Discovery Bay'


19th Century Arctic Expeditions

1800s

1818 Royal Navy expedition led by Captain David Buchan

1827 Royal Navy expedition led by William Edward Parry

183840 La Recherche Expedition (1838-1840)

1845 Franklin's lost expedition led by Sir John Franklin

185355 American expedition led by Elisha Kent Kane

186061 American expedition led by Isaac Israel Hayes

186062 First expedition led by Charles Francis Hall (USA)

186469 Second expedition led by Charles Francis Hall

1868 First German North Polar Expedition led by Carl Koldewey

1869 Second German North Polar Expedition led by Carl Koldewey

187173 Third expedition led by Charles Francis Hall: Polaris expedition

187274 Austro-Hungarian North Pole Expedition led by Captain Karl Weyprecht

187576 British Arctic Expedition led by Captain George Nares

187879 Swedish expedition in Vega, led by Baron Adolf Eric Nordenskiöld
187982 USS Jeanette expedition with Lt. George Washington De Long (commander) and George W. Melville (chief engineer)

188184 US Army expedition led by Adolphus Greely

1883 Failed attempt by Nordenskiöld to cross Greenland

1886 Failed attempt by Robert E Peary (USA) to cross Greenland

1888 First successful Greenland crossing by Norwegian expedition led by Fridtjof Nansen

189192 Third US Greenland expedition led by Peary

1892 Swedish expedition led by Alfred Björling

189395 Fourth US Greenland expedition led by Peary

189396 Norwegian expedition by Fridtjof Nansen and Hjalmar Johansen on the Fram and overland

189497 Jackson-Harmsworth Expedition, led by Frederick George Jackson
1897 S. A. Andrée's Arctic balloon expedition

18981902 Second Fram voyage under Otto Sverdrup

1899 Attempt to ski to North Pole from Franz Josef Land by Walter Wellman

18991900 Italian North Pole expedition led by Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi on the ship Stella Polare

(Source Wikipedia)

Notes on the historical context / background to the print can be viewed at: Arctic Expeditions

DATE PRINTED: 1876    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 8.5 x 21.5cm, 3.25 x 8.5 inches (Small)

TYPE: Antique wood engraved print

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been scanned from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale: The print you will receive is in Good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition compared to that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Unsigned

PROVENANCE: Illustrated London News



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