Polar bears - 'is mother dead?'

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Polar bears- 'is mother dead?'
Postcard made of card

Donated by Mrs Edwards, 1972
Museum number 1972-356-4

This postcard depicts two polar bears on the deck of a whaling ship. One is an adult female, who is lying on her side with her mouth open. She is probably dead. The other is a cub, which is leaning its chin on top of the female. The caption beneath the picture reads: 'Polar Bears- "Is Mother Dead?'

Polar bears - 'is mother dead?'
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