Ice: A Victorian Romance


Subject:
Regions of the World , Polar Regions

Description:
Companion to an exhibition of rare books and journals commemorating the British "infatuation with the Arctic," which began in 1818 "with the Admiralty trying to find an outlet for naval officers and seamen who had been idled by the end of the Napoleonic wars." The online exhibit features annotated images on topics such as initial encounters, private ventures, and voyages to Antarctica. From the Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, Missouri.

Creator:
Ashworth, William B., Jr,

Publisher:
Linda Hall Library

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.lindahall.org/events_exhib/exhibit/exhibits/ice/index.shtml


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