Ross, Sir John (drawn by). J. Brandard (lithographer).
London. Published 1834.
A collection of EIGHT original prints published in the account of Sir John Ross' Second Voyage to the Arctic; four appear to be lithographs and the other three appear to be mezzotints printed in color; sheets are approx. 8 x 12 inches, the images approx. 4 x 6 inches (mezzotints) or a little smaller. Titles of mezzotints by J. Say after J. Ross: Felix Harbour; North Hendon Snow Cottages of the Boothians; 1st. Communication with the Natives of Boothia Felix. Titles of stone lithographs "On Stone by J. Brandard, from the original Drawing by Captain Ross. Printed by Graf & Soret": Kemig; Kanayoke; Manellia Adelik; Umingmak (Commander J.C. Ross killing a musk bull); Shulanina. Tulluachiu. Tirikshiu. This last image has offset from text page and tear at left top edge; image Uningmak has strong offset of text page. Exquisitely produced prints, highlighting exploration of some two hundred years ago. Two of the mezzotints have watermarks of 1834. Item #56425