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Officers and Seamen of the Hayes Arctic Exploring Expedition
Albumen print, card mount
8 1/4 x 11 ins
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, The Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part 1, Sept 15, 2011, #2253, Lot 71)
Lot note provided by Swanns.
Dr. Isaac Hayes and his men were photographed just before their departure for the coast of Ellesmere Island in far northern Canada. They returned the following year with claim to a new record "Farthest North." No other copies of this image have been found.