New addition to the Jacobs Family Gallery

Next time you are at the Whaling Museum, be sure to check out our new addition to the Jacobs Family Gallery: the Resolute Desk. You may remember this from the article “Hollywood Blooper: ‘Mr. Cage, Let Us Tell You About our Desk’ “.

Operations Foreman John Silva putting the final touches on the Resolute Desk

Operations Foreman John Silva putting the final touches on the Resolute Desk

4 responses to “New addition to the Jacobs Family Gallery

  1. What books are on the desk?

  2. The four books selected by Maritime Curator Mike Dyer:

    “The voyage of the Fox in the Arctic seas : a narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions”
    Author: M’Clintock, Francis Leopold, Sir, 1819-1907.

    “The U.S. Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin : a personal narrative”
    Author: Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857.

    “The Arctic regions : being an account of the American expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, under the patronage of Henry Grinnell”
    Author: Simmonds, P. L. (Peter Lund), 1814-1897.

    “Voyages of discovery and research within the Arctic regions, from the year 1818 to the present time… : abridged and arranged from the original narrative, with occasional remarks”
    Author: Barrow, John, Sir, bart., 1764-1848. [from old catalog]

  3. Thank you very much for that imformative post.

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