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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

The Terra Nova at the ice foot, Cape Evans

Overview

Creator: Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935) (photographer)
Creation Date: 
16 Jan 1911
Materials: 
Carbon print
Dimensions: 
73.5 x 57.8 cm (image)
RCIN 
2580007
Acquirer: King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V, 1914
Description:

Photograph of the Terra Nova tethered to the ice at Cape Evans. The Cape was named after Lieutenant Edward Evans (1880-1957), Scott’s second in command on Terra Nova. Scott discovered the place during his Discovery expedition of 1901-4. When he returned in 1910, it was here that he built the expedition hut, which still stands today.

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