Wellman, Arthur; Wellman, Walter; Polar Flights, Wellman Expeditions. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Paul Bjʻrvig (Bjoervig) with a sled dog, Wellman Polar Expedition. Bjʻrvig was a Norwegian member of Wellman's 1898-1899 expedition. In the background is Wellman's chartered ice-steamer, "Frithjof".

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Topic

  • Dogsledding
  • Ice strengthened vessels
  • Polar regions--Discovery and exploration

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1898-1899

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-NASM-9A10649

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