Sir Allen Young Original Vanity Fair Print

£19.00

search for the Franklin Expedition

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Sir Allen Young Original Vanity Fair Print

Original Vanity Fair Print Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: Alleno

In 1857 Allen Young offered himself as sailing master of the auxiliary steamship Fox under the overall command of Francis Leopold McClintock, that was to search for the Franklin Expedition, missing since 1845. He also donated 500 pounds to the expedition, and In 1857 Allen Young offered himself as sailing master of the auxiliary steamship Fox under the overall command of Francis Leopold McClintock, that was to search the Franklin expedition, missing since 1845. He also donated 500 pounds to the expedition, and Lady Franklin gratefully accepted his services. The expedition went on to find the only written record of the missing expedition’s fate, and Young himself undertook several lengthy overland sled journeys in the search.gratefully accepted his services. The expedition went on to find the only written record of the missing expedition’s fate, and Young himself undertook several lengthy overland sled journeys in the search.

Published: 15-Dec-1877 Signed by: APE, Carlo Pellegrini . Dimensions approximately 26cm x 38cm.

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