Ancestors in the Arctic

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Drawn from the collections of Dundee Art Galleries and Museums, this volume of early photographs shows the sailing ships and the highly skilled crews of the Dundee whaling industry, often set against the dramatic ice seas and landscapes of the Arctic. Offering insights into an almost forgotten aspect of Dundee’s history, the book demonstrates the importance of whaling for the city, from the mid-18th century to the First World War.

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Ancestors in the Arctic

Ancestors in the Arctic

A Photographic History of Dundee Whaling

Hardback144pp Illustrated210x295mm

9781845027155     Product Code: 505054

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Drawn from the collections of Dundee Art Galleries and Museums, this volume of early photographs shows the sailing ships and the highly skilled crews of the Dundee whaling industry, often set against the dramatic ice seas and landscapes of the Arctic. Offering insights into an almost forgotten aspect of Dundee’s history, the book demonstrates the importance of whaling for the city, from the mid-18th century to the First World War.

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