King Edward VII's Land


Edward Wilson

Presented to King Edward VII


Wilson painted this image 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.

Watercolour on paper

18.4 x 35.8 cm (sight)

Label on back of frame inscribed: King Edward the seventh's land. / January 30th. 1902. / 77 degrees South latitude

RCIN 452348