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.
by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1851
by James Scott, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 1853
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