The "Rescue" nipped in Melville Bay, August 1850. John SARTAIN.

The "Rescue" nipped in Melville Bay, August 1850.

Philadelphia: 1880. unbound. View. Uncolored stipple engraving. Image measures 5" x 6.5" very good.

A view of the USS Rescue, which went to Nunavut in northwest Canada in search of evidence of Sir John Franklin (1786-1847). Franklin was a British arctic explorer and cartographer who disappeared in 1845 in search of the Northwest Passage.

Price: $75.00

Item #204011

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