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    Sale 7470

    Exploration and Travel

    26 - 27 September 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 358

    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1914

    Five eggs collected on the Terra Nova expedition

    Price Realised  

    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1914
    Five eggs collected on the Terra Nova expedition
    comprising: 'KING PENGUIN APTENOYTES PATAGONICA'; [Chinstrap Penguin] 'PYGOSCELIS ANTARCTICA. S. GEORGIA.'; 'ROCKY PENGUIN'; 'PENGIN'S EGG'; and 'Albatross WANDERING ALBATROSS (DIOMEDIA EXULANS)'
    5½in. (13.9cm.) long and smaller
    together with two whale teeth (7)


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    Provenance

    Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, Lord Mountevans (1880-1957), according to a note accompanying the lot.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY