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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection

 

Sledge-party leaving HMS Investigator in Mercy Bay, under command of Lieutenant Gurney Cresswell, 15 April 1853

Image
Accession no.: Y: 56/22/7
Object name: Lithograph
Title: Sledge-party leaving HMS Investigator in Mercy Bay, under command of Lieutenant Gurney Cresswell, 15 April 1853
Description: One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.
Medium: Lithograph
Artist: Cresswell, Samuel Gurney
Note: Published on 14 July 1854, by Day and Son, London, and published as a set on 25 July 1854. See also Y: 64/10/7.
Dimensions:
  • Picture: Width: 530mm, height: 415mm
  • mount: Width: 620mm, height: 495mm