Captain Thomas Robertson holding a sextant on the bridge of 'Active', 1894

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Capgtain Thomas Robertson holding a sextant on the bridge of 'Active', 1894
Lantern slide made of glass.

Museum number 1972-351-55

This lantern slide shows Captain Thomas Robertson standing on the bridge of the Dundee whaling ship 'Active.' He is wearing a three quarter length coat and has a fur cap on his head, while he is holding a sextant. The ship's wheel is on the extreme left of the picture and there is an upside-down whaleboat secured a few feet above the captain's head.

Captain Thomas Robertson holding a sextant on the bridge of 'Active', 1894
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