Captain Scott’s Message
Captain Scott’s Message
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Captain Scott’s Message

c1910/1912. Composite vintage silver gelatin photograph, text with two dates and typed label in image from lower left to right, 14.6 x 20.2cm. Laid down on original backing.

Text includes “Left [Union Jack] at the Pole” and “Dec. 1910.” Label reads “Captain Scott’s Message. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell a tale. But surely a great, rich country like ours will see that those who are dependent on us are properly provided for. R. Scott, 25th March 1912.”

This is the last photograph of Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1869–1912) and his crew, which was taken on the Terra Nova at Port Chalmers in Dunedin, New Zealand, prior to departure for the South Pole on 29 November 1910. Ref: Otago Daily Times, 8.12.2009.

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Item #CL201-26

Price (AUD): $2,200.00  other currencies

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