'The Compleat Explorer' by Griffith Taylor

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Thomas Griffith "Grif" Taylor (1880 - 1963) was a British / Australian geographer, anthropologist and explorer. He was a survivor of Captain Robert Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to Antarctica (1910–1913). In this illustration dated 8 February 1911 depicts the typical clothing as used by 20th century Antarctic explorers. Find out more about early polar equipment: www.nls.uk/learning-zone/geography-and-exploration/scotts...

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  1. Astrocatou 37 months ago | reply

    until Amundsen...:)

  2. Lunaticaenlaluna1971 37 months ago | reply

    Genial, muy buena toma.

    Saludos

  3. victor98_2001 30 months ago | reply

    excellent shot

  4. Retired at last 26 months ago | reply

    Strange that he has a kaftan on his head when it's a loose shirt or tunic.

  5. iansand 24 months ago | reply

    No cleft sticks.

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