1976 Reprints of The Eskimaux (Inuit) by Captain G.F.Lyon
These are 3 reproductions taken from the 'Journal of a Second Voyage for
the Discovery of a North West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific
performed in the Years 1821-22-23', by William Edward Parry The drawings are by Captain G.F.Lyon and the steel engraving by Edward Francis Finden.The voyage of exploration involved the British Royal Navy ships Fury and Hecla.
The prints are from 1976 and were made with permission of The Lords Commissioners Of The Admiralty AND are highly sought after.They are also the actual size of the original engravings, in mint condition and are in matching frames .
The first print is "
An Eskimaux watching a seal-hole" 1822 Measures 16.25 inches by 15.25 inches
Second print is "Eskimaux children dancing, Igloolik" 1823 Measures 16.25 inches by 15.25 inches
Third print is "
Interior of an Eskimaux snow-hut, Winter Island" 1822 Measures 15.25 inches by 16.25 inches
A true piece of Canadian history and of the Inuit people during the search for the North West Passage.