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Members of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1911-1913 wearing Wolsey underwear at the Antarctic, 7 Feb 1911

Reference Number: PA1-f-067-021-2

Portrait of three members of the British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913) wearing Wolsey underwear at the Antarctic. Shows three men in the snow, alongside a sled and skis, wearing tops, leggings, hats, socks and gloves. (Sleeping bags?) made of animal skins are in the foreground. Photograph taken on the 7th of February 1911, by Herbert George Ponting.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wolsey (Firm), Cold weather clothing, Underwear, Explorers - Antarctica, Hides and skins - New Zealand and Sleeping bags.

Part of:
British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913) album 2, Reference Number PA1-f-067 (68 digitised items)
Kinsey, Joseph James (Sir), 1852-1936 :Photographs relating to Antarctica and mountaineering, Reference Number PAColl-5011 (144 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 11.5 x 16.6 cm, on album page 31.5 x 43.4 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures999. Antarctic Expeditions. Scott. 1910-1912(PFP-027299)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: 152. Wolsey underwear. Feb. 7th 1911

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