With Scott to the Pole : The Terra Nova Expedition 1910-13 : The photographs of Herbert Ponting

Author(s): Herbert Ponting (Photography); Tamiko Rex (ed)


This edition is out of print. The Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913 The Photographs of Herbert Ponting The story of Captain Scott's triumphant yet tragic expedition to the South Pole is captured in stunning photographs from the Royal Geographic Society archives. Herbert Ponting's images illustrate a magnificent story of adventure and heroism and the extraordinary achievements of a remarkable adventurer. With Scott to the Pole celebrates the achievements and heroism of Captain Scott and the members of the 1910-1913 expedition. It presents more than 400 duotone prints by the expedition's photographer, Herbert Ponting, selected from amongst the 800 images held by the Royal Geographical Society, London. The story of the expedition is told by Beau Riffenburgh, with additional texts by Dr Liz Cruwys and H.J.P ("Douglas") Arnold. 'Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance, and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These roug notes and our bodies must tell the tale.' -Robert Falcon Scott's 'Message to the Public', C. 29 March 1912


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  • : 9781741144277
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  • : Herbert Ponting (Photography); Tamiko Rex (ed)
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