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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection

 

Items by artist Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

There are 16 items by this artist.

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First discovery of land by HMS Investigator, September 6th 1850

Record: Y: 56/22/1

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Bold Headland on Baring Island

Record: Y: 56/22/2

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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HMS Investigator in the pack, October 8th 1850

Record: Y: 56/22/3

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Critical position of HMS Investigator on the north-coast of Baring Island, August 20th 1851

Record: Y: 56/22/4

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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HMS Investigator running through a narrow channel in a snow storm, between grounded and packed ice, September 23rd 1851

Record: Y: 56/22/5

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Melville Island from Banks Land

Record: Y: 56/22/6

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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

Record: Y: 56/22/7

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Sledging over hummocky ice

Record: Y: 56/22/8

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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First discovery of land by HMS Investigator, September 6th 1850

Record: Y: 64/10/1

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Bold Headland on Baring Island

Record: Y: 64/10/2

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure. ' We continued working to windward the whole of the night, and by 9.30am of the 7th of September were off the South cape, a fine bold headland, the cliffs rising perpendicularly upwards of a thousand feet, which was named 'Lord Nelson's Head', in memory of the hero whose early career was connected with Arctic adventure' - see McClure's 'Despatches'.

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HMS Investigator in the pack, October 8th 1850

Record: Y: 64/10/3

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Critical position of HMS Investigator on the north-coast of Baring Island, August 20th 1851

Record: Y: 64/10/4

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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HMS Investigator running through a narrow channel in a snow storm, between grounded and packed ice, September 23rd 1851

Record: Y: 64/10/5

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Melville Island from Banks Land

Record: Y: 64/10/6

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure. 'The peculiar interest of this sketch is derived from the fact of the land represented having been reached by Parry, in his attempt to discover the North-West passage, in the Hecla and Griper, in the year 1821. It is the south-western shore of Melville Island, about sixty miles from the position of the Investigator, in Mercy Bay. This sketch was taken from high land in the vicinity' - extract from McClure's 'Despatches'.

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

Record: Y: 64/10/7

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure.

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Sledging over hummocky ice

Record: Y: 64/10/8

by Cresswell, Samuel Gurney

One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure. 'This scene is intended as a specimen of the peculiar difficulties incident to Arctic travelling' - extract from McClure's 'Despatches'.