The Frozen North in Visual Culture, 1818-1885

Russell A. Potter

Arctic Spectacles: The Frozen North in Visual Culture, 1818–1875 illuminates the nineteenth-century fascination with visual representations of the Arctic, weaving together a narrative of the major Arctic expeditions with an account of their public reception through art and mass media.

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