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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection

 

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There are 2,569 items in this collection, of which 19 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/89

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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Birch Forest

Record: Y: 83/11/9

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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July 30 1848

Record: Y: 83/11/90

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/91

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/92

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/93

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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Leaving Cape Holland

Record: Y: 83/11/94

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/95

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/96

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/97

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/98

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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[Untitled]

Record: Y: 83/11/99

From a collection of watercolours and assorted sketches by Edward Adams, assistant surgeon on HMS Investigator, part of James Clark Ross's expedition, 1848-49, and on HMS Enterprise under Richard Collinson, 1850-55. After his experience in the Arctic, Adams passed his medical exams, and travelled to west Africa in May 1856 aboard the steampship Hecla. He died there of typhus, and was buried at Sierra Leone.

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Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance, 1915

Record: Y: 83/4/1

Watercolour by W.E. How.

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James Caird

Record: Y: 83/4/2

Watercolour by W.E. How.

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Regina, a grandmother of Greenland

Record: Y: 84/6/1

Watercolour by Isobel Wylie Hutchison, not dated. Part of a bequest of paintings and Inuit artifacts from Greenland. Originally owned by Generalkonsul Eric Shacke, Royal Danish Consul in Edinburgh.

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Ededesminde

Record: Y: 84/6/2

Oil painting by Emanuel A. Petersen, 'The skerries at Ededesminde colony-district, Greenland'. Not dated. Part of a bequest of paintings and Eskimo artifacts from Greenland. Originally owned by Generalkonsul Eric Shacke, Royal Danish Consul in Edinburgh.

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The colony of Angmagssalik, East Greenland

Record: Y: 84/6/3

Oil painting by Emanuel A. Petersen, not dated. Part of a bequest of paintings and Inuit artifacts from Greenland. Originally owned by Generalkonsul Eric Shacke, Royal Danish Consul in Edinburgh.

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Antarctica

Record: Y: 84/7

Painting by Sidney Nolan.

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Record: Y: 90/2

Framed portrait of Henry Robertson Bowers in HMS Worcester cadet's uniform. Unsigned and undated. Printed onto silk with hand-painted additions.