Whaling ship under full sail in pack ice

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Whaling ship under full sail in pack ice
Lantern slide made of glass with metal frame

Donated by Mr Robert Ferguson in 1975
Museum number 1975-2-4-17

This lantern slide shows a whaling ship under full sail. The vessel is barque rigged, with square sails on her fore and main mast and fore-and-aft sails on her mizzen, and has her crows nest hoisted, but not manned. There appears to be an iceberg or a large cliff behind her.

Whaling ship under full sail in pack ice
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