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'Music in the Hut', Scott's South Pole expedition, 1911. Artist: Herbert Ponting

'Music in the Hut', Scott's South Pole expedition, 1911. Artist: Herbert Ponting

1-632-711 - Historica Graphica Collection/Heritage Images

'Music in the Hut', Scott's South Pole expedition, 1911. Scene during the 'Terra Nova' Expedition (1910-1913). 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. 0600000343
  1. 1-632-711
  1. 1632711
  1. 255076

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4989x3591
File Size : 52487kb

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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