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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection

 

Ice-cap and peaks at eastern end of Otto Fiord, Ellesmere Island

Image
Accession no.: Y: 2012/20/45
Object name: Chalk and charcoal sketch
Title: Ice-cap and peaks at eastern end of Otto Fiord, Ellesmere Island
Description: During artist's two-week stay at Bezal Jesudason's Camp, he often visited the foothills of the mountains bordering the northern coast of the ice-filled Otto Fiord, simply because of the extensive views and opportunities afforded for sketching (all mosquito or black fly free so far north).
Medium: Chalk and charcoal sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: From 1000' hills to south-west of Otto Fiord Base Camp. Approx. Lat. 81°15'N, Long. 86°00'W. (Otto Fiord 340C Edition 2 - 1:250,000 Energy, Mines and Resources Canada.)
Dimensions:
  • Picture: Width: 229mm, height: 152mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?