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With Sir Hubert Wilkins to the Antarctic and Arctic by aeroplane and submarine, with a personal appearance of Sir Hubert Wilkins. Above, below, and in the ice; Eskimo; polar bears; walrus; whales; icebergs; the Nautilus; the North Pole; the South Pole. 60

Reference Number: Eph-E-ANTARCTICA-1933-01

A large advertising poster for a lecture by Wilkins, printed in navy blue, the text surmounted by the image of the submarine "Nautilus" and itself surmounting the image of a plane with the words "Ellsworth Trans-Atlantic Flight" to the side of the plane.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Offset printing and Ephemera, related to Sir George Hubert Wilkins, Lincoln Ellsworth, Coulls Somerville Wilkie Ltd, Nautilus (Submarine), Arctic regions, Antarctica, Dunedin City, Arctic regions - Description and travel, Antarctica - Description and travel, Aeronautics - Flights and Submarines (Ships).

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With Sir Hubert Wilkins to the Antarctic and Arctic by aeroplane and submarine, with a personal appearance of Sir Hubert Wilkins. Above, below, and in the ice; Eskimo; polar bears; walrus; whales; icebergs; the Nautilus; the North Pole; the South Pole. 60, Reference Number Eph-E-ANTARCTICA-1933-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on posterPhotolithograph, on poster, 855 (+ 160 folded under) x 380 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: In 1931, Sir Hubert Wilkins commanded the Nautilus submarine expedition to the Arctic. This was the first submarine to travel under the Arctic pack ice. During the 1930s, Wilkins travelled to the Antarctic four times as second-in-command of the Lincoln Ellsworth Flight Expeditions.

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Other copies available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room

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