The Arctic Regions have brought forth a wide variety of popular imagery, ranging from

Currier & Ives Prints to cigarette trading cards to stereoscope and magic lantern views.

1. The Arctic in Stereoviews, 1859-1912

2. Hassan Arctic Trading Cards, illustrated by Albert Operti

3. Players Cigarette Cards of Sir John Franklin

4. F&J Smith's Cigarette Cards of Famous Explorers

5. NEW!! Oxo Bouillon Trading Cards of Arctic Expeditions

 6. "Eskimoes" on Display in the Nineteenth Century

7. Twentieth Century Arctic Shows

8. Magic Lantern Slides of the Arctic Voyages of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane

9. Images of Kane from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 15 December 1855

10. NEW!! Selected slides from a late-nineteenth-century Arctic lantern show.

11. Images of Inuit in American Adverisements (NOTE: Some ads contain strong negative stereotypes)

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