Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935)
Dr Edward Adrian Wilson Oct 1911
Toned silver bromide print | 45.6 x 33.4 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2580034
Full length portrait of Dr Edward Adrian ("Dr Bill") Wilson standing outside the Hut with his hands on his hips. He wears a wooly hat.
Edward Wilson (1872-1912) had previously been to Antarctica on the Discovery expedition with Scott in 1901-4. In 1910 Scott appointed him Chief of Scientific Staff for the Terra Nova expedition. As well as being a qualified doctor, Wilson had a keen interest in natural history, and also produced a large number of watercolours and sketches on the expedition.
ProvenancePresented to King George V, 1914
Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935) (photographer)
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