'The Stern of the Fram. Johansen and 'Sultan' , 16 June, 1894', (1897). Artist: Unknown
'The Stern of the Fram. Johansen and Sultan. 16 June, 1894', (1897). Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen (1867-1913) was a Norwegian explorer who took part to the three year expedition (1893-1896) aboard the 'Fram' led by Fridtjof Nansen. He was lieutenant in the Reserve. From Farthest North, Vol. 1 by Fridtjof Nansen. [Archibald Constable and Company, London, 1897]
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'Napoleon In The Bellerophon', 1815 (c1850s). Artist: Unknown
'Napoleon In The Bellerophon', 1815 (c1850s). After his defeat at Waterloo and a failed attempt to escape to the United States, Napoleon surrendered to Captain Maitland on board HMS 'Bellerophon' on 15 July 1815. Bellerophon transported Napoleon to Plymouth harbour, where he remained on board before being transferred to HMS 'Northumberland which carried him to his final exile on St Helena. Colour plate taken from the book Pictures of English History, George Routledge And Sons, (London, New York, c1850).
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