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Slide set: [Manchester Geographical Society Collection: Arctic exploration] (lecture: privately made, at least 74 slides, n.d.)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
[1]
Sketch Map, Peary and Cook's Route
[2]
Dr Cook, Snow Hut
[3]
Peary's Sledge [...] reached Pole
[4]
Dr Cook at the Pole
[5]
North Pole, looking towards Bering Strait
[6]
The First Photograph at the North Pole
[7]
View at North Pole, Peary's flag flying
[8]
North Pole -- looking toward Spitzbergen
[9]
North Pole -- looking toward Cape Chelyuskin
[10]
North Pole -- looking toward Cape Columbia
[11]
The Most Western Part of Blaafjeld
[12]
Peary, on the March to North Pole
[13]
Submerged Island of the Polar Sea
[14]
'Across Seas of Crystal Glory to the Boreal Centre'
[15]
Working through an expanse of Rough Ice
[16]
Swinging an Ice Cake across a Lead to form an impromptu Bridge
[17]
Crack in the Ice
[18]
Donald B. Macmillan
Slide 1243**
Iceberg in Mid-Atlantic
[20]
Northernmost Point of Vakkerkap
[21]
Mountains from Heureka Sound
[22]
Dr Nansen
[24]
Dr Cook
[25]
The 'Fram'
[26]
Peary -- Sledge Ruts in Soft Snow
[27]
Cook Returning from Pole
[28]
The Igloo Built, We Prepare for our Daily Camp
[29]
Svartevoeg -- Camping 500 Miles from the Pole
[30]
Bradley Land Discovered
[31]
A Bull Musk Ox at Close Quarters, Cape Columbia
[32]
Great Auk and Egg
[33]
The Ship 'Roosevelt' Beached for repairs at the Head of Etah Fjord
[34]
'King' Eskimo Dog
[35]
Approaching a lead through rough ice
[36]
Swift progress over smooth sea / Building an Igloo / A lifeless world of cold and ice
[37]
Dr Frederick A. Cook
[38]
Dr Cook's Eskimo companions, Ahwelah and Etukishuk
[39]
A Friendly Pair
[40]
Eskimo lamp, adze and scraper
Slide 5
Iglulik snow-house
[42]
Masked Medicine-man of the Kwikpagmiut (Alaskan Eskimo)
[43]
Angmagssalik Group (house dress)
Slide 517
Pump-drill
Slide 12
Polar Eskimo using bow-drill
Slide 3
Tree-Trunk Sledge, Lappland
[47]
Peary's statements as to sleep
[48]
S.S. Ermach entering the Mole at Cronstadt
[50]
S.S. Ermach
[51]
Gale in the Pack, January 20th 1842
[55]
S.S. Ermach
[56]
S.S. Ermach -- Undershod Ice 56 inches thick with 6 inches of Snow on it
[59]
Peary
[65]
List of explorers and points reached in the north
[76]
S.S. Ermach -- Field Ice in the Gulf of Finland
[79]
Herr André
[80]
Rear Admiral Peary
[81]
Peary (left), Bartlett
[82]
Cook
[83]
Beechy Island, Franklin's First Winter Quarters
[84]
Franklin Record
[85]
Peary and Cook
[86]
Cook -- Cape Sperbo
[87]
Herr André
[88]
[Map of Arctic showing MacMillan's route and Peary's 'Crocker Land']
[89]
Entering Lancaster Sound
[90]
[Peary and Rasmussen's maps of north-east Greenland]
[91]
Schedule of Journeys over the Arctic Ocean
[92]
Peary's return to Bartlett's last camp, at 2½ miles an hour
[93]
[Chart showing journey to North Pole]
[94]
Polar observations, in order of reliability
[95]
Peary and Cook's percentages of total days
[101]
Ice field, Spitsbergen
[102]
Advent Bay, Spitsbergen
[103]
S.S. Ermach entering the Mole at Cronstadt
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Main type of image
photograph
Main usage of set
lecture
Date of first manufacture
unknown
Related slide set

see also [Manchester Geographical Society Collection: Antarctic exploration] (lecture: privately made, at least 29 slides, n.d.)

People involved in slide production

COFFIN, E.  ( ? - ? ) – creator of source image(s), slide [59]

People appearing in slides

COOK, Dr Frederick A.  (1865-1940) – slides [2], [4], [24], [27], [37], [82], [85]-[86]

MACMILLAN, Donald B.  (1874-1970) – slide [18]

NANSEN, Dr Fridtjof  (1861-1930) – slide [22]

Lucerna ID  3008932

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 July 2019

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