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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Sledging over hummocky ice

Accession no.: Y: 64/10/8
Object name: Lithograph
Title: Sledging over hummocky ice
Description: One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Creswell, of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure. 'This scene is intended as a specimen of the peculiar difficulties incident to Arctic travelling' - extract from McClure's 'Despatches'.
Medium: Lithograph
Artist: Cresswell, Samuel Gurney
Note: Published on 15 May 1854, by Day and Son, London, and published as a set on 25 July 1854. See Y: 56/22/8.
  • Picture: Width: 408mm, height: 318mm
  • sheet: Width: 620mm, height: 445mm