EDWARD BRANSFIELD – A NAME WITHOUT A FACE

Edward Bransfield became one of the most enigmatic figures in history because we have idea what he looked like. No known photographs or paintings of Edward have ever been discovered and he left no personal account of his voyages. Edward had no children or close relatives living nearby when he died and his personal possessions have disappeared.

MISTAKEN IDENTITY – CAPTAIN R. MEADE

Unfortunately, if you Google images of Edward Bransfield you do get a recurring image appearing, including on his Wikipedia page.

The image is in fact that of Captain Richard Meade II, a 19th century American naval officer who was a commander in the Union Navy of the American Civil War. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Worsam_Meade_II

Captain Richard Worsam Meade II
(Not Edward Bransfield)