The History Press | Titanic and Terra Nova
In a 2015 auction two apparently unrelated stands of history came together - items related to Titanic and negatives from Captain Scott’s Terra Nova expedition.
ROALD AMUNDSEN - was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to reach the North Pole in 1926.
Capt. Lawrence Edward Grace (Titus) Oates (17.3.1880|16.3.1912), English Antarctic explorer, known for the manner of his death during the Terra Nova Expedition, when he walked from a tent into a blizzard, with the words "I am just going outside and may be some time." His death is seen as an act of self-sacrifice when, aware his ill health was compromising his three companions' chances of survival, he chose certain death
The Fram Expedition
Nansen's Fram expedition. Nansen in center back. Mannskapet på "Fram" etter hjemkomsten til Kristiania. Oslo, September 1896 Kreditering: "fotograf: ukjent / eier: Nasjonalbiblioteket, bldsa_3c145"
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Roald Amundsen i Ny-Ålesund
Tittel / Title: Roald Amundsen i Ny-Ålesund Motiv / Motif: Roald Amundsen og Riiser-Larsen. Roald Amundsen skal ut å fly med Dornier-wal flybåtene N-24 og N-25 for å nå til Nordpolen. Dato / Date: 1925 Fotograf / Photographer: Elfrid Erichsen Sted / Place: Ny-Ålesund, Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Norge / Ny-Ålesund, King's Bay, Svalbard, Norway Eier / Owner Institution: Norsk Polarinstitutt / Norwegian Polar Institute Nansen–Amundsen-året 2011 I 2011 sammenfaller to jubileer av stor…
Norway - Roald Amundsen's most famous expedition started in 1903 with the hope of finding the North West Passage, which men had been searching for since 1539. In 1905 he was successful, and is now considered one of the first icons of Norway.