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Cecil Henry Meares (1877-1937), Lieutenant-Colonel, linguist and Antarctic explorer

Sitter in 3 portraits
Antarctic explorer; member of Scott's expedition which reached the South Pole in 1912. A linguist, was taken on as an interpreter of Russian, and was also in charge of the dogs.

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P121

Cecil Henry Meares; Lawrence Oates

by Herbert George Ponting
carbon print, 26 May 1911
NPG P121

P209

Cecil Henry Meares

by Herbert George Ponting
bromide print, 1911
NPG P209

P1100

Captain Scott's Birthday Dinner, 6 June 1911

by Herbert George Ponting
carbon print, 6 June 1911
NPG P1100