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Books of Bradford’s Era

William Bradford, The Arctic Regions: Illustrated with Photographs Taken on an Art Expedition to Greenland (republished in 2013)

Dr. Isaac Israel Hayes, The land of desolation: being a personal narrative of observation and adventure in Greenland

Elisha Kent Kane,  Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin 1853,54,55

Charles F. Hall, Narrative of the second Arctic expedition made by Charles F. Hall

Louis Legrand Nobel, After Icebergs with a Painter

Bradford and His Contemporaries

Richard Kugler, William Bradford: Sailing Ships & Arctic Seas

Douglas Wamsley, Polar Hayes: The Life and Contributions of Isaac Israel Hayes, M.D

Chauncey Loomis, Weird and Tragic Shores: The Story of Charles Francis Hall, Explorer

Further Reading

Pierre Berton, The Arctic Grail: the quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909

Russell Potter, Arctic Spectacles: The Frozen North in Visual Culture, 1818-1875

Barry Lopez, Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape

Francois Specq,Transcendence: Seekers and Seers in the Age of Thoreau

Kenn Harper, Give Me My Father’s Body: The Story of Minik, the New York Eskimo


Quinn Jacobson wet plate collodion process demonstrated

Terje Isungset, Norwegian composer and musician, P|E|M


James Balog Time-lapse of extreme ice loss

NOAA Arctic Theme Page essays

The Arctic: The Melting North The Economist, Special Report

Polar Discoveries WHOI’s Expedition 4, Greenland Glaciers

NASA scientist Eric Rignot, Narrated tour of Greenland’s moving ice sheet


Russell Potter, A brief history of Arctic explorers and expeditions 1840’s to early 1900’s