The Stony Stare
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 2580025

The Stony Stare

November 1911-March 1912

Herbert Ponting

Presented to King George V, 1914

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Penguins have always fascinated Antarctic explorers because of their unusual appearance and comical expressions. Ponting took well over 100 photographs of the Adélie and Emperor penguins he encountered. More