At the South Pole, January 18 1912
From: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1912 and From: Herbert Ponting
RA Collection: Art
Scott's expedition to Antarctica had been organised from the University Buildings of Burlington House (6 Burlington Gardens) through Lord Esher, Secretary to His Majesty's Office of Works. Scott describes his room becoming a 'veritable musum of curiosities: sledges, ski, fur clothing and boots were crowded into the corners, whilst the tables and shelves were littered with correspondence and innumerable samples of tinned foods.'
In a list of equipment required for the expedition Scott also mentions 'a photographic outfit'.
313 mm x 411 mm
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