Field photographs, 1910-1913.


British Antarctic Expedition (1910-1913). Field photographs, 1910-1913.

Field photographs, 1910-1913.

Views of Mount Erebus with penguins in foreground, of icebergs, of the landscape of Antarctica and of Robert Falcon Scott, expedition leader and his crew. Photographs were taken by expedition photographer Herbert Ponting, except for a group portrait of the expedition party at the South Pole, taken by Henry Robertson Bowers. The negatives in this collection were copied by Edward Van Altena.

13 photonegatives : b&w.4 photoprints : b&w.2 photoprints : b&w mounted on boards.4 photoprints : b&w mounted on file cards.

Related Entities

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Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 (person)

Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x00006d ...

Van Altena, Edward. (person)

Bowers, H. R. (Henry Robertson), 1883-1912 (person)

British Antarctic Expedition (1898-1900) (corporateBody)

Ponting, Herbert George (person)

Epithet: Antarctic photographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0000c4 Official photographer to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225764795 Herbert George Ponting was born in 1870. He entered banking at the age of eighteen, but left to run a fruit ranch in California. In ...

Wilson, Edward, 1872-1912 (person)

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...