Apia Bay, Samoa
14 Sep 1849
After Richard Brydges Beechey
Medium includes pen and ink. A sketch after a painting by Richard Bridges Beechey, recording the Nares Arctic expedition of 1875-76, which was the last official polar expedition mounted by the Royal Navy. It attempted but failed to reach the North Pole by sea.
Credit Line: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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