21 September 2005
Lieutenant Charles William Rawson Royds, RN (1879-1931)
Tilted Berg seen off the Ice Barrier, Jan. 25th, 1902; and Tabular Berg, Feb 7 1902
both signed with initials 'C.R.', inscribed and dated as titled
pencil on paper
7 x 8 3/8in. (18 x 21cm.) (2)
Anon. sale, Christie's, 27 Sept. 1996, lots 156 and 157 (part).
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Royds was First Lieutenant and senior naval officer on the Discovery which crossed the Antarctic Circle on 2 January, 1902, the crew sighting icebergs for the first time on the same day.
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