Sep 17, 2009 - Sale 2186

Sale 2186 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 1,800
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(ANTARCTICA.) An Exploring Expedition on the Canal Street Plan / The Exploring Expedition at the South Pole, Waiting for Stores. Lithograph, 13 x 20 inches; moderate foxing, minor edge wear, edges reinforced on verso with paper tape. New York, H.R. Robinson, 1838

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A satire on the United States Exploring Expedition led by Charles Wilkes, which was then heading southward to chart the Antarctic coast. Those polar bears look hungry.