30 December 2008

Ice

Inuit waiting at a seal-hole on the ice, from William Edward Parry, Second Voyage, 1824

From Ice: A Victorian Romance - An interesting (and large) online exhibit on the British infatuation with the Arctic in the 1800s. From Kansas City's Linda Hall Library.

[via lii.org]

1 comment:

The Nag said...

Just looking at this makes me feel cold and lonely.