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Situation of H. M. Ships Hecla and Griper from the 17th to the 23rd of Aug. 1820.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: etching
Maker: Westall, W.; Hoppner; Murray, John
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1821
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 7 in x 9 1/2 in
Nomenclature: Hecla and Griper; Arctic
Classification: maritime events

Uncolored etching depicting an Arctic scene with two vessels in passages between ice-patches and icebergs, and a large solid ice cover over the sea in the background. There is a rocky landmass in the foreground at left, with three figures visible in front of the viewer, looking out at the ships. Printed below image, "Drawn & Engraved by W. Westall A.R.A from a Sketch made on the spot by Lieut. Hoppner." Below is printed the title and the publication information.


CC-N-0308