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[British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition 1845-1848]
6.2 x 7.6 cm
Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
Accession no.: N: 589/5
Three-quarter length portrait of James Reid, Ice Master, seated and holding a telescope.
James Reid, Ice Master, HMS Erebus - there is a single Daguerreotype at Cambridge with an identical copy of the same image in the collection at Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock, England.
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