Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912)
The camp at the South Pole 18 Jan 1912
Silver bromide print | RCIN 2580041
The five men pose in front of their tent at the South Pole. From left to right: Edward Wilson (1872-1912), Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), Edgar Evans (1876-1912), Lawrence Oates (1880-1912) and Henry Bowers 1883-1912), The Union Jack is just visible in the left distance. Wilson is holding a string which operated the camera. The negatives for these images taken at the South Pole were found in the tent with the bodies of Scott, Wilson and Bowers.
ProvenancePresented to King George V, 1914
Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912) (photographer)
- Physical properties
The Camp at the South Pole. [The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913 / photographs by H.G. Ponting, F.R.G.S.].