Person record: NANSEN, Dr Fridtjof  (1861-1930)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameDr Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg NANSENDr Fridtjof Nansen in 1896
Portrait photo from The Strand Magazine, November 1896
Relevance of this personArctic explorer; photographer of slide sets 
Main period of activityN/A
10 October 1861born atStore Frĝen, Norway
8 February 189735lecturer[Travels in the far North], London, England, 8 February 1897
13 May 193068died atLysaker, Norway
Slide images showing this person The Meeting of Jackson and Nansen -- slide 47 of <em>Nansen's Polar expedition</em> (lecture: Newton & Co., 52 slides, 1897) Dr Nansen -- unnumbered slide from <em>[Manchester Geographical Society Collection: Arctic exploration]</em> (lecture: privately made, at least 36 slides, n.d.)
Slide set references
(* = main subject of set)

* Nansen's Polar expedition (lecture: Newton & Co., 52 slides, 1897)

  [A set of lantern slides of the Arctic made from negatives taken during Dr. Fridtjof Nansen's Expedition 1893-1896] (set type unknown: maker unknown, at least 47 slides, n.d.)

(* = main subject)

* The largest lantern audience in OMLJ 8.94 (March 1897)
  –  giving lecture at Royal Albert Hall

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