25 September 2002,
Price realised GBP 717
GBP 400 - GBP 600
WALTER E. HOW (A.B. ON ENDURANCE, 1914-1916)
inscribed 'SHACKLETON'S ENDURANCE' (lower centre)
pen and black ink, unframed
7 x 10in. (17.8 x 25.4cm.)
with four other sketches by How of sailing ships including R.R.S. Discovery, Sierra Cordova, and Trade Winds, and an Antarctic Club Christmas card 'To Arthur & Elsie from Walter & Ellen 1946'
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Drawings by How illustrated M. & J. Fisher's biography of Shackleton published in 1957. How's model of the Endurance is in the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge.
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