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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

The camp at the South Pole

Overview

Creator: Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912) (photographer)
Creation Date: 
18 Jan 1912
Materials: 
Silver bromide print
Dimensions: 
27.5 x 38.0 cm (image)
RCIN 
2580041
Acquirer: King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V, 1914
Description:

The five men pose in front of their tent at the South Pole. From left to right: Edward Wilson (1872-1912), Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), Edgar Evans (1876-1912), Lawrence Oates (1880-1912) and Henry Bowers 1883-1912), The Union Jack is just visible in the left distance. Wilson is holding a string which operated the camera. The negatives for these images taken at the South Pole were found in the tent with the bodies of Scott, Wilson and Bowers.

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Category: 
Photographs