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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


New Year's Day, 1842. Lat.66.32.S Long.156.28.W.

Accession no.: Y: 59/5/5
Object name: Watercolour
Title: New Year's Day, 1842. Lat.66.32.S Long.156.28.W.
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 2, pp. 155-56, and J.E. Davis 'A Letter from the Antarctic' (London, 1901), pp. 12-15.
  • Picture: Width: 240mm, height: 170mm
  • mount: Width: 405mm, height: 280mm