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Three balloons travel over a polar landscape: proposed method of reaching the North Pole by J.P. Cheyne. Coloured wood engraving by C. Roberts, 1877.

  • Cheyne, John Powles, 1826-1902
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[1877]
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36393i
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Proposal by John Powles Cheyne for reaching the North Pole by balloon, 1877

Publication/Creation

[London] : [The graphic], [1877]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving, with watercolour ; image 15.2 x 22.7 cm

Lettering

The proposed polar expedition - how to reach the Pole by balloons. C. Roberts sc.

References note

Huw Lewis-Jones, Imagining the Arctic: heroism, spectacle and polar exploration, London 2017, p. 214

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36393i

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