Wellman, Arthur; Wellman, Walter; Polar Flights, Wellman Expeditions. [digital image]


Collection Item Summary:

Members of the Wellman Polar Expedition stand by the entrance to their headquarters at Camp Wellman on Virgohamna (Virgo Bay), Dansky̜a (Danes Island), in the Svalbard archipelago, c.1907-1909. Walter Wellman stands at the right; Melvin Vaniman is third from the right. A pencil sketch of the layout of the building has been drawn on the back of the print and has been included in the scan of the image.

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Polar regions--Discovery and exploration

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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