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Gaumont Co. Ltd (London) :With Captain Scott, R.N. to the South Pole (British Antarctic Expedition) filmed by Herbert G. Ponting, F.R.G.S. "Icebound in the Antarctic". Authentic pictures exhibited by arrangement with the Gaumont Co. Ltd. London, holders o

Reference Number: Eph-H-ANTARCTICA-1912-01

Shows the ship "Terra Nova" trapped in an icefloe. One of the crew attends tethered huskie dogs in the snow in the foreground, and there is an iceberg behind.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera, Lithographs and Advertising, related to British Antarctic Expedition (1910-1913), Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Herbert George Ponting, Terra Nova (Ship), Gaumont Company Ltd (London), Antarctica, London, Icebergs, Antarctica - Discovery and exploration, Antarctica - Description and travel, Siberian husky, Photography - Exhibitions and Scientific expeditions - Antarctica.

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Gaumont Co. Ltd (London) :With Captain Scott, R.N. to the South Pole (British Antarctic Expedition) filmed by Herbert G. Ponting, F.R.G.S. "Icebound in the Antarctic". Authentic pictures exhibited by arrangement with the Gaumont Co. Ltd. London, holders o, Reference Number Eph-H-ANTARCTICA-1912-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on poster.Colour lithograph, 1524 x 1020 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Gaumont first released the film "With Captain Scott to the South Pole" in 1912. The "second series" must also have been issued in the same year, because an accompanying leaflet advertising the second series (Eph-B-ANTARCTICA-1912) indicates that the fate of Scott and his men was unknown at the time. The Library holds several posters from the original and the second series. Herbert Ponting later bought the rights and released his version in 1913 or 1914.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File print in Ephemera Room.

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