22 September 2010,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 11,875
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
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).
P.O. Patrick Keohane, and thence by descent to the present owner.