Ida Wilson collection 1915-1962
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Ida Wilson was the sister of the Antarctic explorer Edward Adrian Wilson (British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913) . From the guide to the Ida Wilson collection, 1915-1962, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) ...
Edward Adrian Wilson was born in Cheltenham, England on 23 July 1872, second son of a respected Cheltenham medical practitioner. He was educated at Cheltenham College and studied natural science and medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and St. George's Hospital, London. In 1898, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and spent several months convalescing in Norway and Switzerland, giving him the opportunity to hone his skills as a watercolour artist and wildlife illustrator...