Thursday, 23 April 2015

Extreme travel


The reality of ‘extreme’ travel, in this case Arctic exploration, is brought home by the vivid images illustrating L'expédition du Tegetthoff : voyage de découvertes aux 80e-83e degrés de latitude nord by Julius Payer (1842-1915), an Austro-Hungarian mountaineer and cartographer, and discoverer of Franz Josef Land.

Breaking the ice
Recommended travel gear.

 
If you would like to view the spotlight exhibition, or to consult material in this vein, please contact the staff of the Special Collections Reading Room in the Hardiman Research Building at specialcollections@nuigalway.ie.
A spotlight exhibition can also be viewed on the digital display wall in the Hardiman Foyer during the month of April.

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