Sir James Clark Ross (1800-1862), Rear-Admiral and Arctic explorer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Rear-admiral and explorer; discovered the north magnetic pole on an expedition funded by the gin manufacturer Felix Booth, 1831; commanded expedition on the Antarctic, 1839-43, and searched for Sir John Franklin, 1848-9.
Armed Forces and Intelligence Services
Travel and Exploration
Explorers, Travellers and Adventurers
Dumfries and Galloway