Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) -- Maull & Fox, Photographers Captain Robert Falcon Scott, R.N., C.V.O. with printed facsimile signature (lower right) photogravure unframed. Estimate 400 - 600 British pounds. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012.
LONDON.- Christie’s announced the forthcoming sale of a selection of art, literature, photographs and artifacts which offer poignant memorials of the lives and endeavours of the celebrated Polar explorer, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, and his contemporaries from the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration. Offered for sale on Tuesday, 9 October 2012, the dedicated Polar section (lots 76-163) of Christie's Travel, Science and Natural History auction to be held in South Kensington is set to commemorate the centenary of Scott’s Terra Nova expedition. The auction will feature historical items relating to the Discovery (1901-1904), Nimrod (1907-1909), Terra Nova (1910-1913), and Endurance (1914-1916) expeditions. Carried by Captain Scott on his sledging journeys, the marching compass used to navigate on both Discovery and ... More
Friday, September 14, 2012
Captain Scott's compass and Shackleton's sledging harness included in Christie's sale
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