Cirrus clouds over the Barne Glacier
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 2580021

Cirrus clouds over the Barne Glacier

19 December 1911

Herbert Ponting

Presented to King George V, 1914

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This cloud study is one of many dramatic scenes that Ponting composed, as he attempted to capture the natural beauty of the vast Antarctic landscape. More