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Set of cigarette cards commemorating polar exploration

Miscellaneous Antiquities

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Object ID ZBA2283
Description Set of 26 Players cigarette cards, second series of 25, 'Polar Exploration'. 1) Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, C.V.O., R.N. 2) Commander E.R.G.R. Evans, C.B., R.N.' 3) Capt. L.E.G. Oates, 6th Inniskilling Dragoons. 4) Dr. Edward Adrian Wilson, Chief of the Scientific Staff. 5) Staff-Paymaster Francis Drake, Secretary and Ship's Meteorologist, Taking Sea-temperatures. 6) Lieutenant H. R. Bowers, Royal Indian Marine. 7) The 'Terra Nova' arriving off Cape Evans, Feb. 1911. 8) Capt. L.E.G. Oates Exercising a Siberian Pony on the Sea-ice off Cape Evans. 9) Demetri, the Russian Dog-driver, Keeping a Penguin from the Dogs. 10) Unpacking Sledge and Setting up Camp. 11) A Football Match at Winter Quarters. 12) Midwinter day at Cape Evans in the Men's Quarters. 13) Preparing one of the Motor Sledges for the Southern Journey. 14) A Sledge Team on the King Edward VII, Plateau. 15) A Sledge Party Crossing a Crevasse. 16) Commander Evans' Sledge Flag. 17) Dr. Atkinson's Supporting Party. 18) Commander Evans (second in command) Taking Observations. 19) Weddel Seals Asleep on the Sea-ice. 20) An C and his Mate. 21) An An Adélie Penguin with a Young One. 22)The Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1910-12. Capt. Roald Amundsen, Discoverer of the South Pole. 23) Lindström, the Cook. 24) Amundsen at the South Pole. 25) Oscar Wisting at the South Pole.
Date made 1916

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials card
Measurements Overall: 69 x 36 mm
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