• Exploration and Travel includi auction at Christies

    Sale 7869

    Exploration and Travel including the Polar Sale

    22 September 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    Patrick Keohane (1879-1950)

    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13: Keohane's chart of the Southern Journey, 1911-12

    Price Realised  

    Patrick Keohane (1879-1950)
    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13: Keohane's chart of the Southern Journey, 1911-12
    manuscript copy of Marshall's map of Shackleton's Farthest South route, 1908-9, this copy made by Keohane from the facsimile chart issued to members of the Southern Party, the map showing Shackleton's surveys and his Farthest South, Scott's Barrier Journey 1902-3, and the Depot-Laying Journey January-April 1911
    signed with monogram 'PK.' (upper right)
    black and blue ink on transfer paper attached to a paper mount with green gabardine flap with cotton ties, in bamboo sledging case carved with initial 'K'
    25¼ x 10½in. (64.1 x 26.7cm.)


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    Keohane's tracing of the chart prepared by Scott in the hut at Cape Evans for the southern journey (see note to Wright's chart, lot 130).

    Provenance

    P.O. Patrick Keohane, and thence by descent to the present owner.