Robert Falcon Scott in his Antarctic den, by Herbert Ponting, 1911. Alexander Turnbull Library. 1/2-011384-F
This photograph reveals Captain Robert Falcon Scott writing at a table in his den at Cape Evans Antarctica during the British Antarctic (“Terra Nova”) Expedition of 1910-1913. Scott is surrounded by books, clothes and photographs of family. Herbert George Ponting took the photograph in October 1911.
Why do you think there are so many clothes and books in the hut?
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