Northward Ho!

Made:
1875-1876 in London
maker:
Alfred Concanen

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Print, sheet music cover: Northward Ho! or Baffled not Beaten. / Alfred Concanen, lith.; Stannard & Son. - London: JB Cramer & Co, n.d. [1875-1876?]. - Lithograph, coloured; 8pp, 36.5x27cm. - Words by Commander Cheyne RN, music by Odoardi Barri. - Illustrating three balloons, the Enterprise, Resolute and Discovery, preparing for flight in the Arctic; ship in ice floe, teams using coal burners to produce gas for balloons, visible flame emissions; man using hand flag semaphore back to ship. With music attached. Lyrics mention past Polar expeditions of Franklin, Ross, and Parry

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1950-306/76
type:
sheet music
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection