Wilberforce Falls, Hood River, near Bathurst Inlet, Nunavut., South Central Arctic
NOTES OF INTEREST:
1. Wilberforce Falls is considered to be the highest waterfall above the Arctic circle in the world.
2. First documented art was an etching by Robert Hood and George Back during John Franklin’s first Arctic Expedition (1819 - 1822).
3. Named in honor of William Wilberforce, who at that time back in England dedicated his life to abolishing the slave trade.
Study: 12" x 16", oil on linen. Final painting in progress 66" x 90" (5'6" x 7'6")