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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.

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Sir James Clark Ross

by Bernhard Smith
plaster cast of medallion, 1843
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 887

2515(99)

Sir James Clark Ross

by William Brockedon
black and red chalk, 1848
NPG 2515(99)

913

Sir James Clark Ross

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850
NPG 913

D4105

Sir James Clark Ross

by R.M. Hodgetts, published by Colnaghi & Co, after John Robert Wildman
mezzotint, published 1835
NPG D4105

Ax27705

Sir James Clark Ross

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, circa 1860
NPG Ax27705

D39879

Sir James Clark Ross

by Joseph Mathias Negelen, printed by Jérémie Graf
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D39879

D39884

Sir James Clark Ross

by Henry Richard Cook, after John Robert Wildman
line engraving, (1834)
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D39883

Sir James Clark Ross

by and published for Henry Richard Cook, printed by Lahee & Co, published by Colnaghi and Puckle, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after John Robert Wildman
line engraving, published 3 March 1840 (1834)
NPG D39883

D39880

Sir James Clark Ross

by Augustus Fox, published by T. Fielder, after Henry William Pickersgill
line engraving, published 9 January 1850
NPG D39880

D39881

Sir James Clark Ross

by Augustus Fox, after Henry William Pickersgill
line engraving, published 1850
NPG D39881

D39877

Sir James Clark Ross

by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by M & N Hanhart
lithograph, 1851
NPG D39877

D39878

Sir James Clark Ross

by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by M & N Hanhart
lithograph, 1851
NPG D39878

D9472

The Arctic Council planning a search for Sir John Franklin

by James Scott, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 1853
NPG D9472

D39882

Sir James Clark Ross

by Alexander Scott, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, (1871)
NPG D39882