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Miranda (Ship) photographs

Stefansson Mss-208
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-208
The photographs of the "Miranda" Expedition consist of 65 originals from the expedition. They portray the ship and crew, members of the expedition and some of the stark scenery seen by the expedition, as well as boats, clothing, houses and daily activities of the native Greenlanders. Many of the photographs were taken by Rudolf Kersting. In 1896, some, of the photographs were published in "Last Cruise of the Miranda," by Henry Walsh, a volume of essays which recounts the events of the expedition and presents some of the results.

Dates

  • 1894

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Original photographs taken on an expedition led by Frederick Cook to the western coast of Greenland in 1894 on the ship "Miranda."

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA