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Browne, W. H. (William Henry)
Ten coloured views taken during the Arctic expedition of Her Majesty's ships "Enterprise" and "Investigator" : under the command of Captain Sir James C. Ross ... / drawn by W.H. Browne, Esq., Lieut. R.N., late of H.M.S. "Enterprise" ; on stone by Charles Haghe ; with a summary of the various Arctic expeditions in search of Captain Sir John Franklin ... and his companions in H.M. Ships "Erebus" and "Terror."
Additional Title(s):
Arctic expedition of Her Majesty's Ships Enterprise and Investigator
London : Ackermann and Co., 96 Strand ..., 1850.
Physical Description:
8 pages, [7] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 38 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 637 (FolioA)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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"Royal Standard blocked in gilt on front cover with gilt lettering beneath: The Arctic Expedition of her Majesty's Ships Enterprise and Investigator ... Bound by Westleys & Co. with ticket."--Abbey.
Tinted lithographs by Charles Haghe, after William Henry Browne.
The verso of the title page features the imprint "C. Whiting, Beaufort House, Strand".
English and French in parallel columns.
"Published at £1. 1s."--Abbey.
Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana in the Redpath Library of McGill University, 1003.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 73366
Toronto Public Libraries. Bibliography of Canadiana, 3047
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 637
BAC: British Art Center Copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original pale-blue cloth, blind blocked, gilded edges. Yellow endpapers. Bookseller's ticket of R. Ackermann. Plate [1] is touched up by hand in red.
Subject Terms:
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration.
Arctic Regions.
Enterprise (Ship : 1848-1903)
Erebus (Ship)
Franklin, John, 1786-1847
Franklin, John, 1786-1847.
Investigator (Ship)
Ross, James Clark, Sir, 1800-1862.
Terror (Ship)
Booksellers' labels (Provenance)
Haghe, Charles, -1888, lithographer.
Whiting, Charles, active 1832-1879, printer.
Day & Son, printer.
Ackermann and Co., publisher.
Westleys & Co., binder.
Ackermann and Co., bookseller.

  • Plates: Great Glacier near Uppernavik, Greenland
  • Fiord near Uppernavik. Ravine near Port Leopold
  • The Bivouac, Cape Seppings, Leopold Island
  • North-East cape of America and part of Leopold Island. Termination of the cliffs, near Whaler Point, Port Leopold
  • Prince Regent's inlet
  • Remarkable appearance in the sky always opposite the sun. The Devil's Thumb
  • Noon in mid-winter.

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