Sir John Richardson(1787-1865), Arctic explorer and naturalist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Arctic explorer and naturalist; accompanied Sir John Franklin on two Arctic expeditions, 1819 and 1825, and conducted search for Franklin, 1847; published books on polar exploration.
by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1851
by James Scott, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 1853
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