Antarctic Oil Painting Shrouded in Mystery


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    i do not know how long this link will be active….this ap news article is about a 230-year-old painting by master landscape artist william hodges.<ǃ-- m -->http://story.news.yahoo.com/newsʔtmpl=s … a_painting<ǃ-- m -->ʹʹthis is an x-ray, provided by the yale center for british art, of an image beneath william hodgesʹ painting entitled ʹview in pickersgill harbour, dusky bay sound, new zealand,ʹ which is currently on temporary display at the center in new london, conn. experts believe this image shows the oldest known painting of antarctica, painted during captain james cookʹs exploration there. (ap photo/yale center for british art) ʹʹ

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    yeah, the link seems dead. hereʹs one that should work for a bit longer:http://abcnews.go.com/entertainment/wirestoryʔid=620582thanks for the heads-up, thatʹs a neat storyǃ

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    this address has enlargeable photos of both the nz painting and the x-ray.<ǃ-- w -->http://www.nnm.ac.uk/hodges<ǃ-- w -->fascinating stuffǃ

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