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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection

 

Situation of HM Ships Fury and Hecla, at Igloolik, 1822-23

Image
Accession no.: N: 1542
Object name: Print
Title: Situation of HM Ships Fury and Hecla, at Igloolik, 1822-23
Description: Print drawn by Captain G.F.Lyon and engraved by Edward Finden from William Edward Parry's 'Journal of a Second Voyage for the discovery of a North-west Passage' (London, 1824).
Medium: Print
Artist: Lyon, George Francis
Note: Published in January 1824, by John Murray, London. See Parry, frontispiece. The ships are shown overwintering, locked into the ice off Igloolik. The men are depicted playing cricket upon the floe.
Dimensions:
  • Picture: Width: 270mm, height: 220mm
  • mount: Width: 555mm, height: 400mm