The face of John Torrington after 130 years frozen in the permafrost of Canada. Read John Geiger and Dr. Owen Beattie's book: Frozen in Time: the fate of the Franklin Expedition by Penguin Books. An extremely engaging read.
John Torrington: The Frozen Mummy of the Franklin Expedition
John's nose is actually dark due to the blue wool blanket that was placed over his face by the Franklin crew. The polka-dotted cloth around his head was originally to keep his jaw closed before rigor mortis.
The preserved body of John Torrington and two of his expedition members. John was a Petty Officer o - youneedtolearnhistory