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"75th Anniversary of the Britisch-Grahamland Expedition"
Issue date: 21th December 2012

The stamps show historic photographs of the Britisch-Grahamland Expedition 1934 – 1937.
Source: Picture Library catalogue of the Scott Polar Research Institute.

left:
Title: Betty, 22 December 1936.
Description: Portrait of sled dog.

right:
E.W. Bingham holding Annie.
Description: Bingham, wearing dungarees and a naval officer's cap holding a sled dog pup.

left:
Title: 'Stella', showing ladder and 'crow's nest'.
Description: Three expedition members stand in small sailing boat under motor. A rope ladder leads up the mast. Mountainous coast and icebergs in the background.

Title: Preparing 'Stella' and plane for summer work, December 1935.
Description: A wooden sailing boat 'Stella', a wooden rowing boat and a sledge stand on timber on stoney ground. Riley sits in the sailing boat. Broken ice in creek and ice cave behind.

left:
Title: Getting ready for a flight.
Description: Expedition members work on a De Havilland Moth biplane which stands on snow on skis. Mountain face in the background.

right:
Title: The plane in 'Penola's' anchorage, Stella Creek, before leaving, 25 February 1936.
Description: De Havilland Moth biplane sits on the water on floats.

left:
Title: 'Penola', frozen in for the winter.
Description: Sailing ship 'Penola' in the ice. Hillside behind.

right:
Title: 'Penola' at anchor, Barry Island, March 1936.
Description: Sailing ship 'Penola', with a sailing boat and De Havilland Moth biplane floating alongside, lies at anchor. Ice cliffs.



'Penola' in Port Lockroy. Luigi Peak behind.
Wiencke Island

 

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