29 April 1999
George Edward Marston (1882-1940)
T.W. Edgeworth David
inscribed and dated 'T.W. EDGEWORTH. DAVID. JUNE. 21st 08'
coloured chalks on blue-grey paper
11 x 8in. (27.9 x 21.6cm.)
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London, The British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-9 (Water-colour drawings, pastels, etchings, &c. by George Marston), no. 32 'Portrait of Prof. DAVID'.
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