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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Otto Fiord Cap and icebergs, Ellesmere Island

Accession no.: Y: 2012/20/46
Object name: Chalk and charcoal sketch
Title: Otto Fiord Cap and icebergs, Ellesmere Island
Description: The camp, home to the artist for two weeks in July, was established by Bezal Jesudason, Director of High Arctic International Explorer Services Ltd. The mess tent offered food all day on a more elaborate scale than comparable expeditions run by the British. Nevertheless a competent walker could wander into the High Arctic environment very easily from the Camp.
Medium: Chalk and charcoal sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Base Camp, adjacent to Canadian Geological Survey Camp, on northern coast of Otto Fiord. Approx. Lat. 81°14'N, Long. 86°00'W. (Otto Fiord 340C Edition 2 - 1:250,000 Energy, Mines and Resources Canada.)
  • Picture: Width: 229mm, height: 152mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?