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010657

Members of the Kennedy expedition in the Arctic building an igloo, a dwelling of ice blocks. William Kennedy (1814-1890) Canadian fur trader, was commissioned by Lady Franklin to search for her husband, Sir John Franklin, and his expedition who had disappeared while searching for the North West Passage. Engraving of 1881 based on an illustration in Kennedy's 'Narrative of the Second Voyage of the in Search of Sir John Franklin', 1853.

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Members of the Kennedy expedition in the Arctic building an igloo, a dwelling of ice blocks.  William Kennedy (1814-1890) Canadian fur trader, was commissioned by Lady Franklin to search for her husband, Sir John Franklin, and his expedition who had disappeared while searching for the North West Passage. Engraving of 1881 based on an illustration in Kennedy's 'Narrative of the Second Voyage of the in Search of Sir John Franklin', 1853.