Item: Dr. Elisha Kent Kane's Arctic brig, Advance

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Record Number: 2758
Call number: K: IV-111
Box Number: IV/6-119
Reproduction restrictions: None
Creator: Kane, Elisha Kent
Painter: Kennedy, David Johnson
Date of Original: circa 1854
Original Format: Watercolors
Dimensions: Dimensions of image, 51 by 25 cm
Inscription text: Dr. Elisha Kent Kanes Arctic Brig, "Advance".
Inscription location: Front Bottom
Image description: Dark blue colored ship, so sails, covered in ice. The ship is also surrounded by ice and icebergs, and a few people stand near the ship. Kennedy dated the painting 1854, although Kane did not return with his sketches until 1855.