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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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Cecil Henry Meares; Lawrence Oates

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


Cecil Henry Meares

by Herbert George Ponting
bromide print, 1911
NPG P209


Captain Scott's Birthday Dinner, 6 June 1911

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