Hunting in steam in Melville Bay
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 1070274 (plate 83)

Hunting in steam in Melville Bay

1869

Critcherson and Dunmore

Purchased by Queen Victoria

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This photograph shows William Bradford's ship, Panther, in Melville Bay, off the northwest coast of Greenland. The same scene was later painted by Bradford in 1873. Both the painting and the photographers were acquired by Queen Victoria for the Royal Collection in 1874.
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