This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
"Mr. W. [Walter Wellman] in the crow's nest." Walter Wellman was the leader of the 1898-1899 Wellman Polar Expedition. Possibly the ice-steamer "Capella" in which the expedition explored central Franz Josef Land (Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa) during the summer of 1899.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Ice strengthened vessels
- Polar regions--Discovery and exploration