Punch,  17 (1849), 233.

The Heroes of the North Pole





Exploration, Heroism, Government, Patronage

    Reports that the Arctic explorers (a reference to an expedition led by James C Ross) on board hms Enterprise and the hms Investigator have been 'paid off', but argues that the Lords of the Admiralty should have acknowledged their 'heroic [...] human enterprise' with a banquet and other lavish events.

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