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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Cape Crozier

Accession no.: Y: 59/5/3
Object name: Watercolour
Title: Cape Crozier
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. 219-20. Note, the cape shown is, according to Frank Debenham, Cape Bird, with Cape Crozier out of the picture on the left.
  • Picture: Width: 265mm, height: 195mm
  • mount: Width: 405mm, height: 280mm