[Memorial Cross For Captain Scott’s Expedition, Observation Hill, Ross Island, Antarctica]. Robin Smith, b.1927 NZ/Australian.
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[Memorial Cross For Captain Scott’s Expedition, Observation Hill, Ross Island, Antarctica]

1958/later printing. Digital print from negative-based image, signed in pencil in lower margin, 38 x 29.7cm.

A 1958 print of this image was annotated “On the summit of Observation Hill, Ross Island is this huge cross made of Australian jarrah timber in memory of Captain Scott and his men who died on their return from the South Pole at the end of March 1912, just 11 miles short of One Ton Depot. At the base, with the names of the men, is the inscription ‘Who died on their return from the Pole, March 1912. To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.’”

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Item #CL172-152

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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