Guide to the George Borup North Polar Expedition Photographic Album, 1908 - 1909Stefansson Mss-258

Introduction to the Collection

Photographic album of arctic scenes. Includes images of ships, walrus hunting, whaling, sailors' portraits, poses in animal furs, sledges, encampments, and Muskoxen. The album documents the 1908-1909 North Polar Expedition under the direction of Robert E. Peary. Borup was an assistant aboard the S.S. Roosevelt. The photographer was Donald B. MacMillan.

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