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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Franklin Island, Jan 27 1841, Lat.77.8. S.

Accession no.: Y: 59/5/2
Object name: Watercolour
Title: Franklin Island, Jan 27 1841, Lat.77.8. S.
Description: Watercolour by John Edward Davis, second master of HMS Terror, during the British Antarctic Expedition 1839-43.
Medium: Watercolour
Artist: Davis, J.E.
Note: Appears as an engraving in Sir James Clark Ross's 'A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, 1839-43' (London, 1847), vol 1, pp. 213-16.
  • Picture: Width: 265mm, height: 195mm
  • mount: Width: 405mm, height: 280mm