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North Hendon

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Description

Arctic landscape; a large group of igloos built against the side of a mountain, with a European standing at the foot, to the left, addressing a group of Inuit people; after J. Ross; illustration to J Ross' 'Narrative of a second voyage in search of a North-West passage.' (London, 1835). Colour mezzotint with additional hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print Maker - James Lahee; Print maker - William Say
Inscription: Lettered below the image with the title and 'Scnow Cottages of the Boothians // J. Ross. // W. Say. // Printed in Colors by J. Lahee.'
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Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut, Canada

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