Part of the South Pole Barrier to 180 Feet Above Sea Level, 1000 Feet Thick and 450 Miles in Length
- Former Title(s):
- Part Of:
- Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 12 7/8 × 16 1/8 inches (32.7 × 41 cm) and Binding: 16 1/8 inches (41 cm)
Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Sir James Ross. | Part of the South Polar barrier of Ice more than 160 ft high &, more than 400 miles in lenght. Lat 78.15.3."
Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "CHS"; not dated
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- landscape | marine art
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Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian, Part of the South Pole Barrier to 180 Feet Above Sea Level, 1000 Feet Thick and 450 Miles in Length, undated
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