image © Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image © Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge | Licence: All Rights Reserved

[Four ships and snow covered rock in foreground]

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Sketches, probably by David Markham, designed for an illustrated edition (never published) of C.R. Markham's 'In Franklin's Footsteps' London, 1853

The work is an imagined scene based on an episode described in the above book. See Winter Quarters in Griffiths Island" by Charles Ede, SPRI Accession No. 54/19/6"

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Nunavut, Canada

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