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'Captain Scott's last Birthday Dinner', Antarctica, June 6th 1911. Artist: Herbert Ponting

'Captain Scott's last Birthday Dinner', Antarctica, June 6th 1911. Artist: Herbert Ponting

1-632-710 - Historica Graphica Collection/Heritage Images

          

'Captain Scott's last Birthday Dinner', Antarctica, June 6th 1911. During the 'Terra Nova' Expedition (1910-1913) to the South Pole. Scott and four companions reached the Pole on 17 January 1912, only to find that the Norwegian expedition under Amundsen had beaten them to their objective by a month. Delayed on their return by blizzards and running out of supplies, Scott and his team died at the end of March. Their bodies and diaries were found eight months later.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0600000342
  1. 1-632-710
  1. 1632710
  1. 255075

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5159x3447
File Size : 52099kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Herbert Ponting, attributed to: British: Photographer
Subject
  1. Robert Falcon Scott: British: Naval officer, explorer
Medium
  1. Photograph
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Antarctica
  1. 83 50 37 S , 065 43 30 E

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