Felix Harbour William Say
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John Ross's ship Victory, with all flags flying, trapped in the Arctic ice in Felix Harbour, Christmas Day 1829. "The brilliancy of Venus [top left of image] was a spectacle which was naturally contemplated as in harmony with the rest of the day." Plate facing p.232 of the Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829 ... 1833, by Sir John Ross (London, 1835). John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross endured four winters trapped in the Arctic ice on an expedition to find the elusive Northwest Passage. John Ross was knighted in 1834 following his return to England.
Original: mezzotint. 1835
- Image reference: RS-10421
- The Royal Society
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