The collection comprises of correspondence by Hogarth with Jane, Lady Franklin regarding the missing British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition, 1845-1848 (leader Sir John Franklin)
William Hogarth collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 William Hogarth
- Dates of Creation1850-1851
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (7 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Hogarth was a contemporary of Sir John Franklin (1786-1847).
The correspondence with Lady Franklin is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Arctic, exploration and development c500 BC to 1915, an encyclopaedia by Clive Holland Garland Publishing, London (1994) and Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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