This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
"June, 1899 - Mr. W. [Walter Wellman] waiting for the ship." Walter Wellman, leader of the 1898-1899 Wellman Polar Expedition, in winter clothing on the roof of the expedition's hut at Cape Tegetthoff (Mys Tegetkhoff), Hall Island (Ostrov Gallya), Franz Josef Land (Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa). The expedition was picked up by the ice-steamer "Capella" and explored central Franz Josef Land during the summer of 1899.