Walter E. How (c.1885-1972)
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Walter E. How (c.1885-1972)

Shackleton's "Endurance" R.C.Y.C.

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Walter E. How (c.1885-1972)
Shackleton's "Endurance" R.C.Y.C.
signed and inscribed 'W.E. How SHACKLETONS "ENDURANCE". R.C.Y.C.' (lower left)
pen and ink on paper
6 5/8 x 9 3/8in. (16.8 x 23.7cm.)
Provenance
Given by How to Lionel Greenstreet (1890-1979), 1st Officer on Endurance, ITAE, 1914-16, and given by Greenstreet to the late husband of the present owner.
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PROVENANCE:
Given by How to Lionel Greenstreet (1890-1979), 1st Officer on Endurance, ITAE, 1914-16, and given by Greenstreet to the late husband of the present owner.

Lot Essay

An able seaman in Endurance on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-16, How served in the Merchant Navy after the expedition and later became an amateur painter and builder of ships in bottles. His sketches illustrated Margery and James Fisher's biography of Shackleton.

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