Franklin Monument

Bronze plaque with the crew of the Erebus. The Franklin Expedition Monument, Waterloo Place, London, by Matthew Noble. (The opposite site of the moument's base has a similar bronze plaque listing the crew of the Terror.) Photograph by George P. Landow, July 2005. [This image may be used without prior permission for any educational or scholarly purpose.]

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The Franklin monument faces that for another tragic English polar expedition — the death of Robert Falcon Scott and his four companions on their return from the South Pole (1912).

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Last modified 27 August 2006