Ep. 7: Sails, wigs and animals (Franklin Expedition Part 1)

Episode Summary

Curator Karen Ryan gives an in-depth walkthrough of the notorious Franklin expedition.

Episode Notes

The Franklin Expedition has a mysteriously romantic notoriety. Some think Sir John Franklin was a idiot; Karen Ryan, on the other hand, sees him as an unlucky explorer. others see him as an unlucky explorer.

Ryan is a curator at the Canadian Museum of History and was in charge of putting together the current Franklin Exhibit. She was also gracious enough to give us a personal walk-through and insight into one of history's most popular expeditions in the North.

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