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Cecil Henry Meares
by Herbert George Ponting Click on the links below to find out more
bromide print, 1911
17 7/8 in. x 13 in. (454 mm x 330 mm)
- Cecil Henry Meares (1877-1937), Lieutenant-Colonel, linguist and Antarctic explorer. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935), Photographer and antarctic explorer. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Lieutenant-Colonel, linguist and Antarctic explorer. He is seen in this portrait with Osman, the leader of the dog pack. Osman survived the extreme conditions of the Antarctic and lived the rest of his life in New Zealand.
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