The <em>South Polar Times</em>, vol. I,  titlepage April 1902
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The South Polar Times, vol. I,  titlepage April 1902


Edward Adrian Wilson

Probably acquired by King Edward VII

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British polar explorers would often stave off boredom by producing a newspaper, and Scott’s Discovery expedition was no different. Both officers and men contributed to the South Polar Times, which contained a mixture of scholarly articles and humorous pieces More