Bob Bartlett (centre), pre-1929
Brigus master mariner Bob Bartlett achieved international acclaim for his decades of Arctic exploration. Recognizing the scientific importance of his voyages, Bartlett frequently returned with photographs, film reels, and scientific data that greatly contributed to the world's understanding of the north.
Green, Fitzhugh. Bob Bartlett Master Mariner. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1929, frontispiece.