Weddell seal about to dive, Cape Evans
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 2580006

Weddell seal about to dive, Cape Evans

15 March 1911

Herbert Ponting

Presented to King George V, 1914

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The Weddell seal is named after the navigator Sir James Weddell (1787–1834) who discovered the species in the course of his various Antarctic expeditions. More