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Online Library of Selected Images
-- ART TOPICS -- ARTISTS
M.J. Burns was apparently an artist active during the 1880s.
Among his works were designs for a series of very fine engravings
that illustrated the two volumes of "The Voyage of the Jeannette",
edited by Emma DeLong and published in 1884.
This page provides links to photographs of engravings after
designs by M.J. Burns.
The following engravings, all concerning the Jeannette
Arctic Expedition of 1879-1881, were made after designs by
- Photo # NH 52001:
entering the Ice, September 1879.
- Photo # NH 92120:
Jeannette Expedition members returning from an Arctic
bear hunt, 1880.
- Photo # NH 92119:
Fight among the Jeannette Expedition's dogs, circa early
- Photo # NH 52000:
The sinking of the Jeannette, June 1881.
- Photo # NH 52002:
The Jeannette's men dragging their boats over the ice,
- Photo # NH 92136:
The Jeannette's men landing on Bennett Island, 29 July
- Photo # NH 92141:
The Jeannette's boats separate in an Arctic gale, September
- Photo # NH 92142:
Lieutenant Commander George
DeLong and his men wading ashore on the Lena Delta, Siberia,
- Photo # NH 92143:
F.C. Nindemann and Louis
P. Noros trudging through the Siberian wastes, October 1881.
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