HERBERT GEORGE PONTING (1870-1935)
HERBERT GEORGE PONTING (1870-1935)

British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13: a collection of 28 photographs

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HERBERT GEORGE PONTING (1870-1935)
British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13: a collection of 28 photographs
the subjects comprising: 'Capt Scott writing his diary'; 'The "Terra Nova" at the Ice Foot, Ross Island'; 'A cavern in an iceberg'; 'Death of an iceberg'; 'Weddell seals basking on pancake ice'; 'The "Glad Eye" penguin'; 'A Weddell seal about to dive (Cape Evans)' (2); 'The Freezing of the Sea' (2); 'Hauling up the fish trap'; 'Adelie penguins snowed up on their nests'; 'Captain Oates in the "Terra Nova"'; 'Cirrus clouds over the Barne Glacier' (2); 'Mount Erebus 13,500ft high, 16 miles distant from the Frozen Sea'; 'Adelie penguins in the pack ice' (2); 'The Castle Berg' (2); 'Midnight Sun in the Antarctic' (2); 'Midnight in the Antarctic Summer' (2); 'Dog team resting'; 'Winterquarters hut at Ross Island'; and, 'The "Terra Nova" icebound' (2)
the majority signed and titled, several signed in ink, the majority titled, numbered and stamped by Ponting on the reverse
carbon prints
unframed
one print, 17¾ x 23¾in. (45 x 60.4cm.)
eleven prints, 17¾ x 13in. (45 x 33cm.)
sixteen prints, 13¼ x 18½in. (33.6 x 47cm.) or similar
the photographs in a black solander box (28)
Provenance
C.H. Dickason, Ponting's last photographic assistant, 1930-1935, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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