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Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

H.M.S. <i>Terror</i> | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society
Position of H.M.S. <i>Terror</i> on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to Hudson Bay, with her sails furled. The crew was occupied with various tasks. Two men in the foreground take readings with a sextant. A man on the left carries something on his back, and another can be seen on the far left. A man holds a pole under the bow, beyond him are two more men. One man stands on deck towards the bow and another man is climbing on or off, over the side.
DESCRIPTION
Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to Hudson Bay, with her sails furled. The crew was occupied with various tasks. Two men in the foreground take readings with a sextant. A man on the left carries something on his back, and another can be seen on the far left. A man holds a pole under the bow, beyond him are two more men. One man stands on deck towards the bow and another man is climbing on or off, over the side.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:100994
Creation Date: 1838
Creator Name:Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen
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Collection Name:Rare Books
Genre:Book or Pamphlet
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:G 650 1936 B12
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 5.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
A lithograph illustration from the book "Narrative of an Expedition in H.M.S. Terror" by George Back.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Coats
Hats
Sailors
Men
Sailing ships
Ships
Ocean
Snow
Weather
Ice

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