Roald Amundsen and Eskimo man outside tent in small valley at Aion Island, vicinity of Siberia, 1919-1920
Written on verso: Magn. tent on Aion Isl. Winterquarters 1919-20. Roald Amundsen. During Amundsen's Arctic expedition, the schooner Maud became trapped in the ice at Aion Island near Siberia. Amundsen sent up a winter camp on the island. When the ice thawed in July 1920, Amundsen sailed to Nome.PH Coll 328.289.
Scanned from an original photographic print using a Microtek ArtixScan 1800f at 110 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2014