Photo #: KN-10875 (Color)
Assistant Surgeon Elisha Kent Kane, USN (1820-1857)
Oil on canvas, 72" x 53", by Thomas Hicks (1823-1890). Signed and dated by the artist, 1859.
The painting depicts Kane in the cabin of the exploration ship Advance, probably during his second expedition to the Arctic, circa 1853-1855.
Painting in the U.S. Naval Academy Museum Collection. Gift of Florence Bayard Kane and Charles Carey, 1940.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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2 April 2003