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Scurvy Gallery

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Choose from 8 pictures in our Scurvy collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Greenland scurvy grass, Cochlearia groenlandica
Greenland scurvy grass, Cochlearia groenlandica
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Queen Purea of Tahiti surrendering to Tobias
Queen Purea of Tahiti surrendering to Tobias
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Scurvy Grass, Whiterocks, Portrush
Scurvy Grass, Whiterocks, Portrush
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Scurvy Grass, Self-Heal, Shepherds Purse
Scurvy Grass, Self-Heal, Shepherds Purse
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Back to Civilisation. The Second in Command at Lyttelton
Back to Civilisation. The Second in Command at Lyttelton
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Sledge party leaving an invalid in an ice cave, British Arct
Sledge party leaving an invalid in an ice cave, British Arct
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Lieutenant Parr sets out to find help for the Northern Sledg
Lieutenant Parr sets out to find help for the Northern Sledg
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Prevention of Scurvy
Prevention of Scurvy
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Sledge party leaving an invalid in an ice cave, British Arct Featured Image

Sledge party leaving an invalid in an ice cave, British Arct

Engraving showing a sledging party leaving an invalid, and a carer, in an ice cave; then heading back to base to fetch help, British Arctic Expedition, 1875-1876. Many of the men on this expedition suffered from scurvy, which was never more dangerous than when the sick were participating in sledging operations. In the summer of 1875 the British Admiralty sent Captain George Nares with two ships, HMS Alert and HMS Discovery, to make an attempt to reach the North Pole via Smith Sound. Although the attempt was unsuccessful, a new furthest North record was set, the coasts of Greenland and Ellesmere Island were charted and much scientific data gathered

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans