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George Lyon

 (1795 - 1832)
George Francis Lyon was active/lived in United Kingdom.  George Lyon is known for explorer-documentary drawings, prints.

Biography   George Lyon

Commander of the "Heckla," in an 1821-1823 expedition led by William Parry, Captain Lyon was an accomplished draftsman, who did numerous drawings and subsequent prints depicting Inuit people. His work became an excellent source of ethnographical data.

The purpose of the expedition was to find the Northwest Passage by exploring the Hudson Bay area.

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