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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Photographs of Captain Robert Falcon Scott on the Terra Nova Expedition to the Antarctic in 1910-1912, NUMBER ONE OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 20 COPIES
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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON)
The Photographs of Captain Robert Falcon Scott on the Terra Nova Expedition to the Antarctic in 1910-1912, NUMBER ONE OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 20 COPIES, 18 pigment prints on fine art paper, on sheets measuring 4100 x 5500mm., each with a copy of the Terra Nova Expedition logo blindstamped in the margin, presented in a fold-over grey linen box, the lid inlaid with a Terra Nova expedition bookplate tooled in leather, folio, [2012]

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  • Images include: Herbert Ponting photographing on the lower slopes of Mt. Erebus; the hut at Cape Evans, on the shore of the frozen Ross Sea; Captain "Titus" Oates near the hut at Cape Evans, "Birdie" Bowers moving stores into the hut; Mount Erebus from the sea ice; a camp under the Cathedral Rocks on the Ferrar Glacier; George Simpson on the Ferrar Glacier; Pony Camp 15, on the Great Ice Barrier; ponies on the march across the Great Ice Barrier; leading the pony march across the Barrier; marching towards the Pole across the Barrier; a panorama of Shambles Camp, on the Gateway to the Beardmore Glacier; a panorama showing Dr. Edward Wilson sketching on the Beardmore Glacier; Bowers' sledge team hauling their sledge out of soft snow; manhauling on a difficult surface on the Beardmore Glacier and a camp under the Wild mountains on the Beardmore Glacier.

    The set is supplied with an integral bound explanatory text and certificate of authenticity.
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