Photo #: NH 92127
Jeannette Arctic exploring expedition, 1879-1881
Engraving after a sketch by George W. Melville, depicting "Jeannette Island", discovered by USS Jeannette as she drifted icebound north of Siberia in May 1881. Position was about 159E, 76 40'N.
Copied from "The Voyage of the Jeannette ...", Volume II, page 550, edited by Emma DeLong, published in 1884.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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21 July 2003