Rear-Admiral Bedford Clapperton Tryvillion Pim

A glazed photograph of Rear-Admiral Bedford Clapperton Tryvillion Pim (1826-86) in an oak frame made from the timber of HMS 'Resolute'. Carved with the name: 'HMS RESOLUTE'. A hand-written label on the back is inscribed: 'This photograph of Rear Admiral Bedford Pim, with the oak frame was given to me by Commander G. Cawley RNR President of the United Kingdom Pilots Association. The frame is made from wood formerly part of H.M.S. Resolute of which Admiral Pim was a Lieut. when the ship was employed in the search for Sir John Franklin. Sanford D. Cole. 25 November 1907.'

Object Details

ID: REL0560
Collection: Relics
Type: Photograph frame
Display location: Not on display
Events: Arctic Exploration: Franklin Search Expedition, McClintock, 1857-1859
Vessels: Resolute (purchased 1850)
Date made: Before 1886
People: Pim, Bedford Clapperton Tryvillion; United Kingdom Maritime Pilots' Association Cole, Sanford D.
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 179 mm x 152 mm x 18 mm

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