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    Sale 7470

    Exploration and Travel

    26 - 27 September 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 363

    Herbert George Ponting (1871-1935), Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), Henry Robertson 'Birdie' Bowers (1883-1912), Tryggve Gran (1889-1980) and others

    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913: a collection of 35 contact prints taken by Ponting at Cape Evans, and by Scott and Bowers on the southern journey

    Price Realised  

    Herbert George Ponting (1871-1935), Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), Henry Robertson 'Birdie' Bowers (1883-1912), Tryggve Gran (1889-1980) and others
    British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913: a collection of 35 contact prints taken by Ponting at Cape Evans, and by Scott and Bowers on the southern journey
    the majority titled on the mounts and with Cyrillic inscriptions (for publication) in the margin and on the reverse of the mounts
    gelatin silver prints
    6 x 8¼in. (15.2 x 20.9cm.) and smaller (35)


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    A fine set of vintage contact prints, including photographs taken by Scott and Bowers on the southern journey, the Polar Party at the South Pole, sledging on the Barrier and Plateau, the Search Party, and interiors at Cape Evans. The mounts all titled in ink and pencilled in Cyrillic, presumably for publication.

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