Farthest South
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 452347

Farthest South


Edward Wilson

Presented to King Edward VII

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Wilson painted this images from field sketches made during the Discovery expedition (1901-1904). It was presented to Edward VII by Wilson on 18 December 1905, on the same day that the King presented Wilson with his Polar Medal for services to the Expedition. Scott, Wilson and Shackleton (the Third Officer on Discovery) reached Farthest South on 30 December 1902. More