The Shore Party
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 2580014

The Shore Party

January 1911

Herbert Ponting

Presented to King George V, 1914

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This group is the Shore Party – the men who remained in Antarctica throughout the winter of 1911, preparing for Scott’s final departure for the Pole. They pose in front of the expedition hut at Cape Evans. More