Exploring the Arctic, Miscellaneous Antiquities

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Jigsaw puzzle

AAB0097
Exploring the Arctic

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Collection Exploring the Arctic, Miscellaneous Antiquities
ExhibitionsNorth-West Passage
User collections Re┬ĚThink Migration by marre986
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleHistorical Association: Ross, John
VesselsGriper 1813 (HMS), Hecla (1815)

Object details:

Object ID AAB0097
Description Jigsaw puzzle depicting two sailing vessels. In the foreground is a vessel prepared for wintering in the Arctic, a whale and an explorer being chased by a polar bear. The title: 'THE SORCERER OF THE NORTH POLE OR CAPTAIN ROSS'S VISION' is printed in the lower right. The jigsaw is made up of 70 pieces with one missing.
Date made circa 1819

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wood
Measurements Overall: 5 x 435 x 335 mm
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  • Jigsaw puzzle (AAB0097)
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