9 May 2002
British Arctic Expedition 1875-1876
22 hand painted lantern slides illustrating the the expedition, some of the slides with captions in chalk on the mount or, more rarely, in the slide
each 3¼in. (8.2cm.) square
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The series includes scenes of HMSs Alert and Discovery in the Arctic, various sledging parties, scenes of Eskimo life and hunting seal and polar bear. A few slides affected by flaking paint, one slide broken.
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