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Arctic Collection

Background imageArctic Collection: Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, feeds

Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, feeds on buds and bark of dwarf willow sprouts and dry grass on snow surface. (Dicrostonyx torquatus)

Background imageArctic Collection: Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip

Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip
The Erebus and Terror leave England on the Franklin polar expedition, never to return

Background imageArctic Collection: Map / Arctic Circle 1895

Map / Arctic Circle 1895
Map of the Arctic Circle and surrounding areas

Background imageArctic Collection: Captain Francis Crozier of HMS Terror, 1845

Captain Francis Crozier of HMS Terror, 1845
Engraving of Captain Francis Crozier (1796-1848) of HMS Terror, pictured shortly before departing on the ill-fated Franklin Arctic expedition of 1845

Background imageArctic Collection: Map / Arctic Circle C1880

Map / Arctic Circle C1880
Map of the Arctic Circle with details of explorations

Background imageArctic Collection: Sculpture of a Polar Bear by Francois Pompon

Sculpture of a Polar Bear by Francois Pompon
The work " Ours blanc", also known as " the White Bear" by Francois Pompon (1855-1933) - probably his most famous work - exhibited at the Salon d Automne of 1922 when Pompon was

Background imageArctic Collection: Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio, 1595, by Gerardus Merc

Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio, 1595, by Gerardus Merc
Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594). Flemish cartographer. Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio. Map of the Arctic with the North Pole and surrounding lands within and outside the Arctic Circle, 1595

Background imageArctic Collection: Captain Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)

Captain Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)
Engraving of Captain Sir John Franklin in his Royal Navy uniform, pictured shortly before departing on his ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845

Background imageArctic Collection: The Enterprise and Investigator surrounded by ice, Barro

The Enterprise and Investigator surrounded by ice, Barro
Engraving showing the Enterprise and Investigator surrounded by pack ice in Barrows Straits, September 1849. These two ships were used by Sir James Clark Rosss Expedition of 1848-1849 to search

Background imageArctic Collection: The End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845

The End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845
Engraving showing the end of Sir John Franklins ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845, entitled They Forged the last link with their lives. This engraving was taken from a painting by W

Background imageArctic Collection: Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage

Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage
Seals and sea-birds watch as Sir John Franklins Erebus and Terror sail cautiously between Arctic icebergs

Background imageArctic Collection: M Keyte Perry and Samoyeds

M Keyte Perry and Samoyeds
Miss Marion Keyte Perry with her 10 champion Samoyeds. Their kennel name is of the Arctic. Miss Perrys neat hairstyle contrasts with the fluffy white coats of her dogs

Background imageArctic Collection: Arctic Fox searches for food, sniffing lemmings

Arctic Fox searches for food, sniffing lemmings and other food under deep snow on Kara sea shore (Alopex lagopus). tundra of Taimyr peninsula, North of Siberia, Russian Arctic, winter

Background imageArctic Collection: Balaena mysticetus, bowhead whale

Balaena mysticetus, bowhead whale

Background imageArctic Collection: The Greely Arctic Expedition at its farthest point North, 18

The Greely Arctic Expedition at its farthest point North, 18
Engraving showing members of the American Meteorological Expedition of 1881-4 taking their position, with a sextant, at the farthest point North they reached. Led by Lt

Background imageArctic Collection: Spitzbergen, Norway

Spitzbergen, Norway
A large sailing vessel off the coast of Spitzbergen a northerly Norwegian Island in the Arctic Ocean - The lack of ice on the water indicates that this is likely to be in the summer

Background imageArctic Collection: Ross / Winter Camp / Felix

Ross / Winter Camp / Felix
John Rosss arctic expedition: Victory makes camp at Felix Harbour, where they spent two winters

Background imageArctic Collection: The Modern Boy front cover - Nelson polar bear attack

The Modern Boy front cover - Nelson polar bear attack
Front cover of The Modern Boy featuring an illustration showing Horatio Nelson when young fighting off an attack from a polar bear when his ship was frozen in ice in the Arctic. Date: 1932

Background imageArctic Collection: Old Sami Man from Finnmark County, Norway

Old Sami Man from Finnmark County, Norway
An old Sami Man from Finnmark County in the extreme northeast of Norway. The Sami peoples (also spelled Saami and also known as Lapps)

Background imageArctic Collection: Nicolaus Copernicus (14731543) Astronomer. Orbes Celeste

Nicolaus Copernicus (14731543) Astronomer. Orbes Celeste
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543). Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated an heliocentric model of the universe which placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center

Background imageArctic Collection: Domestic female Reindeer with newborn calf

Domestic female Reindeer with newborn calf (Rangifer tarandus). forest near river Taz; spring; North Tumen regon, Siberia, Russia

Background imageArctic Collection: Poster, The Midnight Sun Airway, DNL

Poster, The Midnight Sun Airway, DNL. 20th century

Background imageArctic Collection: William Scoresby

William Scoresby
WILLIAM SCORESBY English clergyman, scientist and explorer. Pioneered in the scientific study of the Arctic

Background imageArctic Collection: The steam-ship Roosevelt departing for the Arctic, 1908

The steam-ship Roosevelt departing for the Arctic, 1908
Photograph of the steam-ship Roosevelt departing for the Arctic at the beginning of Robert E. Pearys 1908-1909 North Pole Expedition

Background imageArctic Collection: Wellman Arctic Airship

Wellman Arctic Airship
Newspaperman Walter Wellmans airship in an Arctic expedition

Background imageArctic Collection: Geo. Washington De Long

Geo. Washington De Long
GEORGE WASHINGTON DE LONG American naval officer and Arctic explorer, his ship Jeannette crushed in ice, died with all companions while on foot towards Sibera

Background imageArctic Collection: Sir James Clark Ross

Sir James Clark Ross
SIR JAMES CLARK ROSS Scottish explorer. Made a number of arctic expeditions, determining the position of magnetic north in 1831

Background imageArctic Collection: Polar Sky with Bears

Polar Sky with Bears
POLAR SKY with aerial phenomena above an arctic sea, polar bears and icebergs

Background imageArctic Collection: Callisto, daughter of Lycaon, was beloved by Jupiter, who placed her among the stars as the Great

Callisto, daughter of Lycaon, was beloved by Jupiter, who placed her among the stars as the Great Bear. Artistic, figurative impression of the Great Bear showing an elegant woman holding a polar

Background imageArctic Collection: Bearded seal, Erignathus barbatus

Bearded seal, Erignathus barbatus (Great bearded seal, Phoca barbata). North Seas. From a specimen in Edinburgh Royal Museum. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H

Background imageArctic Collection: A stuffed and mounted Polar Bear at Somerleyton Hall near Lowerstoft

A stuffed and mounted Polar Bear at Somerleyton Hall near Lowerstoft, one of 57 bears shot in five weeks at Spitzbergen and in no-mans land by Sir Savile Crossley and Mr Arnold Pike. Date: 1905

Background imageArctic Collection: Young Eskimo (Inuit) girl with a captured Arctic Hare

Young Eskimo (Inuit) girl with a captured Arctic Hare Date: circa 1930s

Background imageArctic Collection: Arctic, North Pole

Arctic, North Pole

Background imageArctic Collection: British crew of expedition in 1909 to North Pole

British crew of expedition in 1909 to North Pole led by Robert Peary

Background imageArctic Collection: Dead polar bear on a whaling boat in Greenland

Dead polar bear on a whaling boat in Greenland - Victorian period

Background imageArctic Collection: Polar bear cub on a whaling boat in Greenland

Polar bear cub on a whaling boat in Greenland - Victorian period

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear

Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship crew in the Arctic

Whaling ship crew in the Arctic

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship icebound in the Arctic

Whaling ship icebound in the Arctic

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear and cubs

Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear and cubs

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic, skinning apolar bear

Whaling ship in the Arctic, skinning apolar bear

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship, at the helm

Whaling ship, at the helm

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship officers in the Arctic

Whaling ship officers in the Arctic

Background imageArctic Collection: Narwhal on whaling ship in the Arctic

Narwhal on whaling ship in the Arctic

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic

Whaling ship in the Arctic

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship, stripping the flesh

Whaling ship, stripping the flesh

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship, scraping the whalebone

Whaling ship, scraping the whalebone

Background imageArctic Collection: Whaling ship, removing the whalebone

Whaling ship, removing the whalebone



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