Memorial: M5507

Memorial at Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh commemorating Robert Anstruther Goodsir d. 1895

Location

Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Transcript

'ROBERT ANSTRUTHER / GOODSIR M.D. / ARCTIC EXPLORER / AND TRAVELLER / WHO IN 1849 SAILED / IN THE SHIP 'ADVANCE' / IN SEARCH OF THE / FRANKLIN EXPEDITION / AND AGAIN IN 1850 / AS SURGEON / ACCOMPANIED THE EXPEDITION / FITTED OUT FOR THE / SAME PURPOSE BY / LADY FRANKLIN / BORN 1823 DIED 1895'

Details

Description: Altar-shaped memorial with a bronze relief showing a ship beset in the ice and crew members hauling a sledge.
Type: Memorial
Materials: Sandstone, bronze

People

Goodsir, Robert Anstruther
Age:
Date of Death: 1895
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Arctic explorer; surgeon
Organisation:

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson
Photographer: B. Tomlinson