Sir John Franklin.The Arctic Explorer.
Steel engraving, sheet 260 x 170mm. 10¼ x 6¾". Trimmed to plate.
Sir John Franklin, arctic explorer (1786–1847), whose disappearance in Canada sparked a series of expeditions to the Arctic to find any sign of him. Entering the navy in 1801, he fought in the battle of Trafalgar. After Joseph Mathias Negelen (1792 - 1870).
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