After Icebergs with a Painter: An Inspiration for Bradford’s 1869 Voyage

POSTED BY JOANNE SEYMOUR In Arctic Regions, William Bradford chronicled his 1869 voyage to the Arctic along Greenland’s coast, & cites two books that initially inspired his exploration for art’s sake: Lord Dufferin’s Letters from High Places and Elisha Kent Kane’s Arctic Explorations in the years of 1853, ’54, ’55. At least one other book… Continue reading After Icebergs with a Painter: An Inspiration for Bradford’s 1869 Voyage

“Chasing the Light”: Now and Then

POSTED BY MICHAEL LAPIDES A set of photographs by Photography Curator Michael Lapides next to similar views first photographed in 1869 by John Dunmore, George  Critcherson, with direction from William Bradford. The first slide in the set compares the route taken by William Bradford and crew while aboard the Panther to the one taken by… Continue reading “Chasing the Light”: Now and Then