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Men and dogs in an arctic landscape with three hot-air balloons: proposed method of reaching the North Pole by J.P. Cheyne. Coloured wood engraving by C. Roberts.

Cheyne, John Powles, 1826-1902
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[1879]
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Proposal by John Powles Cheyne for reaching the North Pole by balloon, 1877. The three balloons shown are named Enterprise, Resolution, and Discovery

Publication/Creation

[London] : [The graphic], [1879]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving, with watercolour ; image 15.3 x 22.9 cm

Lettering

Proposed new arctic expedition - Commander Cheyne's plan for reaching the North Pole. C.R. sc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36403i

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