Antarctic Landscape Giclee Print by Edward Adrian Wilson. (25.4 x 17.8cm.) Wilson Westal Cheltenham' on the reverse of the mountwatercolour on paper, shaped bottom cornersunframed4 x 8in. Description: (13.3 x 21.6cm.). Description: PROVENANCE Mrs B.H. pulmonary tuberculosis]'; ending 'I hope when I next write it will be to say that we have made good use of our staff and opportunities'. The last sight of Mount Discovery: SS. 2 (2). The South Polar Times. Wilson, as chief of the scientific staff, writes in a long letter of 2 April 1910 to coordinate purchasing of equipment: he will organise most of it with expedition biologist E.W. 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Estimate: He would join Scott's Discovery expedition in 1901 as surgeon, artist and zoologist, sailing on 6 August, just three weeks after his marriage to Oriana Souper. Exhibition of Antarctic Sketches and Water Colours, Drawings of Swiss & Norwegian Scenery, Studies of Birds, etc... at the Municipal Art Gallery, Cheltentham, listing upwards of 250 items, publisher's printed wrappers, 8vo, Cheltenham, Geo. 1903. signed with initials 'E.A.W.' (19.1 x 27.3cm.) 23rd July 1872 - 29th March 1912. Description: Shackleton and Wilson became good friends at the outset of the Discovery expedition: ''He has quite taken me in his charge,' Wilson wrote in his diary on 19 August, 'and puts me up to endless tricks and does no end of things for me.' (12.1 x 20.6cm.) Slopes of Mount Erebus with inscription 'Antarctic sketch by/Dr.E.A.Wilson of/Capt.Scott's Expedition./Presented to F.A.A. (21.1 x 20.3cm.) July 17, 1910 - looking East watercolour 10 x 7in. Â£4,000 - Â£6,000. 15.'02.' The watercolour was painted in the tropics on the Terra Nova 's voyage south, on the morning following the anniversary of his wedding day. "Morning" & "Terra Nova" following the "Discovery" out of McMurdo Strait, Feb.19.04 Midnightinscribed as title on a sheet attached to the mountwatercolour on paper4 3/4 x 8 1/8in. The sun now begins to come back to us, and you lose him. (5), Estimate: Sunrise; and Sunset watercolour each 41/2 x 7 5/8in. A website devoted to Dr Wilson is www.edwardawilson.com. AN IMPORTANT SERIES OF LETTERS, WRITTEN FROM THE VARIOUS PORTS OF CALL EN ROUTE FOR THE ANTARCTIC, FROM THE CHIEF SCIENTIST ON THE EXPEDITION to perhaps the most famous British scientific name of the time. Tinsemhorn. Prices at auctions for Drawing-Watercolor artworks by Edward Adrian WILSON: lots for artist Edward Adrian WILSON sold at auctions. Description: Estimate: Description: 7 (9). Her husband was the polar explorer Edward Adrian Wilson $5,840 - $8,760. Find art you love and shop high-quality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at Art.com. I, August 1902. The last of these, dated 3 April 1912 was sent to Wilsonâs parents by his wife Ory who was waiting for him at Christchurch New Zealand. - From the beautiful Lunar Corona, Cape Evans, McMurdo Sound at Cape Evans, to the striking Antarctic Landscape - handmade oil painting reproductions of all of Edward Adrian Wilson's most popular paintings are available at 1st-Art-Gallery.com. On 14 October she sailed out of Simon's Bay to False Bay past Danger Point and on to New Zealand. At Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, the college flag, which Wilson took to the South Pole, is preserved. $2,920 - $4,380. by Mrs Mudie-Cooke in 1935.' Edward Wilson - Uncle Bill. Scott to Ory, 1 Oct. 1911; Capt. $8,760 - $11,680. Assistant surgeon Discovery 1901-04Chief of scientific staff, biologist Terra Nova 1910-13Edward Wilson's watercolour paintings of Antarctica. Description: x 28.5cm "Discovery"' watercolour 9½ x 7½in. . Estimate: Our hut is most comfortable'; he reports on plans for depât laying - 'I shall be once more tent mate with Scott -- who is now always known as "the Owner"' -- and on his intentions for July for 'a night trip to Cape Crozier round the South side of the island to catch the Emperors laying eggs', before 'in October we start for the Pole -- and return, with it, I hope before the ship leaves in March 1912', adding that it is an 'open question' whether they will return then: 'I hope the Owner will go home in April 1912 -- then I shall return with him. Original medium: Watercolour on board. Description: Portrait - seated, three-quarter length view. Edward Adrian Wilson/McMurdo Sound/ inscribed Inaccessible Island and Bergs, McMurdo Sound /watercolour, 13cm x 20.5cm (5.25" x 8.25")Note: believed to have been painted in August 1911, during Scott's fateful Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole /Literature: "Edward Wilson's Antarctic Notebooks", see page 150 for similar image/We thank Dr D M Wilson for his help in cataloguing this … ), mounted on card with photographer's gilt credit stamp, inscribed 'Edward Adrian Wilson BA. A fine letter, full of the optimism of unfulfilled hopes: the Cape Crozier trip was to turn into the nightmare journey described by Cherry Garrard as 'the worst journey in the world'; and March 1912 was to bring only Evans' and Scott's deaths. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. $3,650 - $5,110. $5,800 - $8,700. (7 1/2 PROVENANCE: By descent from the artist to the present owner. $1,450 - $2,175. Share this collection ... Edward Wilson. Scott to Mrs. Wilson, 24 Nov. 1901 (2 copies); Capt. (14.9 x 22.8cm.) [ And :] Autograph letter signed by F.G. Wilson to Mrs Pye Smith, 22 December 1913, accompanying the portrait photograph, 'his father wrote the name underneath & this is the one we all like best'. Description: 1912); âThe Tent (Antarctic Regions 1912)â; âOur Billâ (on the return to Cape Evans from Cape Crozier, Midwinter 1911); âThe Sleeping Bagâ (Ponting and Meares, Cape Evans 1911); Life in the Antarctic or The Protoplasine Cycle, 12 pages, all but the last 4to; Family transcriptions of key letters (some extracts) regarding their son Ted: Capt. (25.4 x 38.1cm.) Gelatin silver print (142 x 102mm. Â£3,000 - Â£5,000, Description: Autograph letter signed ('Yours ever, Bill') to Charles Royds ('My dear old Charlie boy'), Winter Quarters, Cape Evans, 8 January 1911, on paper with embossed British Antarctic Expedition vignette stamp, four pages, 8vo, on a bifolium; autograph envelope. 1874 – 25 April 1945) was a British naturalist and humanitarian who received the Commander of the British Empire for her services during the First World War. A. Wilson. Scott to Sir Clements Markham; Capt. AllPosters.com offers the best selection of Edward Adrian Wilson Posters for sale online, with fast shipping, custom framing, and the best deals for every budget & decorating style. Scott, The Voyage of the Discovery, London, 1907, I, another version illustrated facing p. 236 and on the covers of both volumes. Courtesy New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust. The "Discovery" in Winterquarters, 1903 (Wind and Drift) signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'The "Discovery" in Winterquarters.1903. Related plates after Wilson's original Crozier drawings include the frontispiece to volume II of Scott's The Voyage of the 'Discovery' ('Emperor Penguin Rookery'). Description: ), Edward Wilson, Diary of the Discovery Expedition etc., London, 1966, p.343, and see another untitled version of this watercolour in the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI 538), reproduced in A. Savours, op. It was a fine scene, for although the wind blew with great force, the sky was comparatively clear. (2), Estimate: Â£1,000 - Â£2,000, Description: (31.8 x 22.9cm.) Estimate: SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Autograph letter to Dr. Wilson snr. (23.8 x 18.3cm.) 15.'02.' He was educated at Cheltenham College, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and St. George’s Hospital, London, becoming a highly regarded self-taught artist and field naturalist. (9.5 x 5.8cm.) Aurora and Sunset Seen across McMurdo Sound from Hut Point, Mount Lister in Centre, c.1910-13 Giclee Print by Edward Adrian Wilson. Family transcriptions of nine poems relating to the British Antarctic Expedition including his son Tedâs âThe Barrier Silenceâ, as well as: âTo Blossomâ (on the Ice Barrier - Blossom depot Jan I. It was dark when I first saw it, but unmistakable from the mountainous rocky outline darker against a dark sky and then the sun rose and it was a beautiful sight.') Discovery put in at South Trinidad on 13 September: 'an island which had never before been scientifically explored...Wilson began at sunrise to sketch its precipitous and inhospitable coast...Scott...had organised his preparations for the examination of the island with care, and the results, illustrated by Wilson's sketches, were collected by Mr Murray and written up by him, for a report which he read before the Royal Geographical Society on his return. We certainly don't get much light from him at present and yet we cannot forget him, because there is still, on clear days, a line of twilight with a faint orange red tint along the northern horizon, not much to boast of, nor enough to pierce the thinnest clouds which make things very dark indeed.' (13.1 x 20.7cm. Skelton had discovered the Emperor penguins' rookery at Cape Crozier in October 1902 and Wilson made his first two sledging journeys to the rookery for the purpose of 'filling in the gaps in our knowledge of the birds life-history' in September and October 1903. pencil, unframed 121/2 x 9in. 1902/Antarctic Expedition/Dr. 70% off! document.write(''); Scott's sanction'; any photographic requirements are to be organised via Ponting, who has assured Wilson that 'he will have enough cameras for every body's use'; Wilson also advises on the shape and dimensions of packing cases ('Every case for the Shore parties should be easily manageable by one man'), noting that Venesta cases are to be used if possible. In return for this practical help, Wilson now and then saved Shackleton from getting into trouble... Wilson and Shackleton shared a liking for horseplay, but they were drawn together too by mutual literary tastes. Wilson Memorial. Wilson') to Sir Archibald Geikie, Madeira (2), Cape Town and Christchurch, 23 June - 27 November 1910, on paper with embossed British Antarctic Expedition vignette stamp, together 14 pages, 4to and 8vo. Wilson The South Polar Times 1902-3. $1,460 - $2,190, Estimate: and participating auction houses. In 1913 Wilson was posthumously awarded the Patron's Medal by the Royal Geographical Society for his work in the Antarctic. March.30.11. MB Cantab Head of the Scientific Staff National Antarctic Expedition 1910-12'. Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912): polar explorer and artist. watercolour Estimate: (7.4 x 11.3cm. Feb. 24. A further version was used as frontispiece for the South Polar Times, Vol. Together with a watercolour pencil caricature of Wilson as a Penguin entitled "Our Bill" and a watercolour paint box by Ackermann & Co. believed to be the property of Dr Edward Wilson. Edward Adrian WILSON (1872-1912) is an artist born in 1872 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a drawing-watercolor sold in 1990, at Christie's , and the most recent auction result is a drawing-watercolor sold in 2020. Edward Adrian Wilson was a British artist who was born in 1872. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. A red kite on a perch signed 'Ted Wilson' and dated '1895' (lower centre)watercolour25 x 10cm (9 13/16 x 3 15/16in). [ Together with :] Borough of Cheltenham. pulmonary consumption] - but we have in his place, Priestley... Our other two geologists are Griffith Taylor... & F.Debenham', and ending on an optimistic note: 'I hope when I next write it will be to say that we have made good use of our staff and opportunities', 14pp, 4to and 8vo, each with embossed British Antarctic Expedition vignette stamp at head. Iceberg off Cape Adare. A 118-year-old watercolor by a renowned South Pole explorer was discovered inside an historic hut in Cape Adare, Antarctica. That was trying, but the waves that broke over the bows and soaked us, soon washed it off", 4 pages, in a later envelope inscribed by George Seaver, St. George's Hospital, Hyde Park Corner, 4 August, 1897; 2 pages of pencilled notes by Wilson on the health of various Grouse, one leaf, 1907 8vo, Estimate: ), Edward Wilson Diary of the Discovery Expedition etc., London, 1966, facing p.49 ('I made several sketches of the rugged broken coastline. Edward Wilson, about 1894. Edward Wilson is remembered as the artist of the British Antarctic Expedition. One of the most prominent figures of early Antarctic exploration because of his easy manner and the great respect he received from the men he worked with, because of the paintings and drawings he made … (31.4 x 20.5cm.) PROVENANCE: Mrs Edward Wilson (Oriana Souper) and thence by descent to her grand niece, the present owner. Choose from 49 pictures in our Edward Adrian Wilson collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Although they broke the record for the South by over 200 miles, having pushed 300 miles South, they had made disappointing progress and barely survived the journey home, suffering from scurvy, snowblindness and starvation. ), Estimate: Further letters concern books to be taken, and microscopes ('As yet I have had no list of your wants at all, but I know it must be particularly difficult for you') and the possiblity of a grant from a Canadian institution in return for collecting Antarctic geological samples. (A. Savours, (ed. Wilson’s contribution of 280 items included watercolors of birds, scenic watercolors, pencil drawings, and topographical sketches. South Africa. Sunday, 29 December was a rest day during a strong southerly blizzard, the following day saw their Furthest South before turning back, still short of land, on 31 December. Oct. 1901. signed with initials 'E.A.W. Description: Estimate: Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912) Mount Erebus and Castle Rock watercolour on paper 5 1/8 x 8 1/8in. Collection of autograph letters addressed either to Ted Wilsonâs father or mother, regarding their son: Doctor at Davos to Dr. Wilson, 5 pages on Tedâs health, 26 Mar. Away to the south-west behind the ragged storm clouds could be seen the deep red of the setting sun, against which there stood in sharp outline the dark forms of the western mountains and the familiar cone of Mount Discovery. Gelatin silver print (142 x 102mm. (21.1 x 20.3cm. (13.3 x 20.9cm.) Oct 1901 both signed with initials 'E.A.W.' For the last time we gazed at all these well-known landmarks with feelings that were not far removed from sadness...' (R.F. (G. Seaver, Edward Wilson of the Antarctic, London, 1933, pp.80-81.) Estimate: Autograph letter signed to Mrs. Pye Smith, 41 St Mark's Road, 22 December 1913, accompanying the portrait photograph 'his father wrote the name underneath & this is the one we all like best', one page, 8vo, integral blank. The Scientific staff... are an excellent lot', asking for copies of the Discovery's Antarctic Album to be sent out for use as gifts in New Zealand. A preliminary(?) Estimate: Estimate: Â£1,000 - Â£1,500. Their work was featured in an exhibition at The Fine Art Society, London.Edward Adrian Wilson's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $937 USD to $21,515 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. The present group of Wilson's sketches ranges from a prize-winning drawing made at Cheltenham College in 1888 (he won the School prize for drawing four years in succession) to his Swiss work in Davos where he spent November 1898 - May 1899 convalescing from tuberculosis. Davos. 1897.' $4,830 - $6,440. A fine series of letters, written from the various ports of call en route to the Antarctic, from the chief scientist on the expedition to perhaps the most famous British scientific name of the time. ), mounted on card with photographer's gilt credit stamp, inscribed 'Edward Adrian Wilson BA. The Cape Barne glacier inscribed and dated 'Aug. Edward Adrian Wilson FZS ("Uncle Bill") (23 July 1872 – 29 March 1912) was an English physician, polar explorer, natural historian, painter and ornithologist. 1904. inscribed and dated as titles on the mounts watercolour, shaped top corners, unframed 5 7/8 x 9in. Place Bid or Track Lot 'Discovery' at Hut Point by Edward Adrian Wilson canvas art print arrives ready to hang, with hanging accessories included and no additional framing required. Explorer Edward Wilson's watercolour painting discovered in Antarctica – video A 118-year-old work by the celebrated south pole explorer has … Scottâs last letter to Mrs. Wilson; Wilsonâs last letter to Ory; Kathleen Scott to Mrs. Wilson, 10 May ; and several other related transcriptions and typed copies, in all 23 pages, one on Westal headed paper, mostly 8vo; 2 telegrams announcing Wilson success in his MB examinations at Cambridge in 1900, and another sent by Ory Wilson from Christchurch to Wilsonâs parents at Westal, Cheltenham (small quantity)Estimate: Â£800 - 1,000 Adrian Wilson is the artist who conceived the subway tributes in honor of the guitar legend and the Supreme Court justice. Estimate: (6), Estimate: Dr. Edward Adrian Wilson BA, MB (Cantab. 19 British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913. Wilson was also practised in painting snow and ice. DR EDWARD ADRIAN WILSON (1872-1912) 'Near Hut Point Antarctica'', watercolour, 13.5 x 21cm Dr Wilson, famous for accompanying Captain Scott on his expeditions to the South Pole, Estimate: (12.1 x 20.6cm. There is another version of the South Trinidad watercolour (titled 'South Trinidad - Monument - Sugar Loaf and Noah's Ark. Scott landed at Cape Adare, visiting the hut of the Southern Cross expedition, taking their first land-based magnetic readings and leaving a message in a cylinder in the hut with news of their progress for the relief ship to pick up (for which see lot 148). Scott, The Voyage of the 'Discovery', London: 1907, II, pp.274-5). The scientific staff... are an excellent lot'; he goes on to ask that copies of the Discovery's Antarctic Album be sent out, for use as gifts in New Zealand. cit., facing p.65. (on sheet verso) watercolour 19 x 28.5cm (7 1/2 x 11 1/4in). $2,920 - $5,840. Brown K(1). 1899,' (lower left), the third inscribed and dated 'Davos-platz./March. Scott, The Voyage of the 'Discovery', London (1907 ed. $4,350 - $5,800. Sir Archibald Geikie (1835-1924), the noted geologist, was from 1908-1912 president of the Royal Society. Description: The horses and the dogs are all in first rate condition', and reporting plans for departure; the only blow was in 'finding that J. Allan Thomson... who was to have accompanied us as one of our three Geologists, was suffering from phthisis [i.e. The Crippets with a kestrel in the foreground watercolour23 x 33cm (9 1/16 x 13in). $7,250 - $10,150. Always custom made on premium grade canvas by European artists. If however he stops for another year, I shall also stop with him', ending with a rider that 'these are not public facts, so use them with discretion', and comments on his own wellbeing. Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912) False Bay. Description: Â£4,500 - Â£5,500, Description: Sclater to Dr. Wilson, congratulating him on his selection for the National Antarctic Expedition and suggesting Ted should become F.Z.S., 26 Nov. 1900; Cyril Longhurst to Dr Wilson regarding Tedâs salary (a rise of Â£50 a year), on National Antarctic Expedition stationary, 4 January, 1904; Mrs. Reginald Smith (Isabel) to Mrs. Wilson, reporting the meeting of the British Association at Dundee where Clements Markham read a paper on Antarctic Exploration and that every mention of Ted was greeted with applause, Cortachy, Kirriemuir, 11 Sept. 1912; Raymond Priestley to Dr. Wilson on British Antarctic Expedition stationary, informing that he is sending to Wilson some geological specimens, that he brought home from Cape Royds, probably collected by Dr. Koettlitz in the Western Mountains, signature cut out, The Grammar School, Tewkesbury, 9 Sept. 1913; Edward R.G.R. Evans, thanking the Wilsons for their hospitality âI was so glad to stay at Poor Uncle Billâs homeâ, Dean Park House, Edinburgh, 20 Nov. 1913; and 2 others, 22 pages, mostly 8vo, Estimate: âI think there are few things in which I take such pride as in the confidence of your sonâ¦â, 4 pages, signature cut out, onboard RMS Saxon, 19 July, 1910; Autograph letter signed to Dr. Wilson snr. 1902.' In the early years of the 20th century, he was one of the major influences and personalities of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration and has also been recognised as one of the top ranking ornithologists and naturalists in the UK during this period. Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts. "Morning" & "Terra Nova" following the "Discovery" out of McMurdo Strait, Feb.19.04 Midnight inscribed as title on a sheet attached to the mount watercolour on paper 43/4 x 8 1/8in. (19.6 x 25.4cm.) (30.5 x 38.2cm.) Oriana Fanny Wilson, CBE (née Souper; ca. A collection of original pencil drawings,fine preliminary sketches with annotated notes on colours, for working up into final watercolours: a three-part landscape numbered 1-3 from Crater Hill through Observatory Hill to Cape Armitage dated April.7.11, an unnamed rock formation and three sketchbook sheets dated Sept.13.11. (12.1 x 20.6cm.) ', inscribed and dated as titled, with ownership inscription by Wilson's father 'Dr E.J. (25.4 x 38.1cm.) Home > Arts > Artists > W > 5 > Edward Adrian Wilson Edward Adrian Wilson Gallery Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items. Estimate: (on sheet verso) No problem! View all items in the SaleContact the Specialist to discuss this lot or saleEmail: Jon BaddeleyTel: +44 8700 273624 document.write(''); Edward Adrian Wilson is perhaps the most famous native son of Cheltenham. Wilson, Diary of the 'Terra Nova' Expedition.., New York: 1982, p.119). The last sight of Mount Discovery: SS. Description: 1902.; and Possession Islands. Description: Away to the south-west behind the ragged storm clouds could be seen the deep red of the setting sun, against which there stood in sharp outline the dark forms of the western mountains and the familiar cone of Mount Discovery. Description: 1899; W.L. Evans is relentlessly positive: 'We have had some real good luck', the party is 'a splendid lot, genuinely keen on the main show & most unselfish. They were out for three months, running south along the western edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, reaching their Furthest South on 30 December 1902 at 82o17's where Nimrod glacier flows into the Ross Ice Shelf. 2013 Feb;21(1):62. and inscribed and dated as titles (lower left) watercolour, shaped bottom corners, unframed 43/4 x 8in. Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912) Rainclouds, Fort Augustus (Inverness-shire) titled 'Fort Augustus' on the reverse watercolour on paper 6 7/8 x 9 7/8in. Your cart is empty. Based on reports from those who had returned to Cape Evans (whose news was three months old), it reported âLast news from the South Pole Plateau Ted absolutely fit exceedingly happy Oryâ. Description: (two) 9 3/8 x 7 3/16in. Arrangements for the Ceremony of Unveiling the Memorial Statue in the Promenade of the late Dr. E.A.Wilson... on Thursday, the 9th July, 1914, a single leaf (192 x 124mm), printed recto and verso. Your email address or password is incorrect. Wilson's visits to Cape Crozier were late in the season and consequently were only partially successful, leading him to undertake the near suicidal 'winter journey' to the Cape with Bowers and Cherry-Garrard on the Terra Nova expedition in 1911. South Africa. An Antarctic mountain scene at sunset, watercolour on paper, signed in ink in bottom right corner, framed and glazed, image to view 140 x 225mm., [1911? Woodward of Cheltenham. Dr. Edward A. Wilson (1872-1912) is widely regarded as one of the finest artists ever to have worked in the Antarctic. ], Description: Wilson' (lower left) and inscribed 'An Emperor Penguin Rookery' (to mount)watercolour over pencil20 x 13.5cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16in). 17. Estimate: Midday in Midwinter signed and dated 'Edward. Three views of Davos, Switzerland the first incribed and dated 'Davos-platz. Description: Estimate: on British Antarctic Expedition stationary, pleased at Tedâs improved health âIt is splendid to see him so brown and vigorousâ, and that Ted was to go [by liner with Ory on RMS Corinthic] to Australia on a mission to the Federal Government âIâm afraid he would sooner remain in the Terra Nova but thereâs work to be done in Australia which only he or I could do so he has sacrificed himself as usualâ, 4 pages, [Simonstown], 28 September, 1910; SCOTT (KATHLEEN BRUCE) Autograph letter signed to Mrs. Wilson, congratulating her on Tedâs successful expedition to Cape Crozier [in 1911] and âI am so very glad too that he has gone on furthurest South with my husbandâ, with the postscript âHe never fails â your Sonâ, 174, Buckingham Palace Road, 1912, 8vo. A large iceberg signed 'Edward A Wilson' (lower right)watercolour13 x 22cm (5 1/8 x 8 11/16in). $8,250 - $11,550. All Rights Reserved. Description: inscribed as titled and further inscribed and dated 'Midday - aug. Oldridge, Sandpits, Dursley, Gloucestershire (labels on the backing board). Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000 Description: Dr Edward Adrian Wilson (British, 1872-1912) 'The Slopes of Ferrar & Pram Point - from Crater Hill', Antarctica inscribed as titled and further inscribed and dated 'Midday - aug. NOTES Scott, Wilson and Shackleton made up the Southern Party which set off from Discovery 's base on 2 November 1902 on the first ever concerted attempt to explore the interior of the Antarctic continent. EDWARD ADRIAN WILSON (1872-1912)Six autograph letters signed (one incomplete, lacking opening) to Charles Seymour Wright, 19 Holland Street, Kensington, 31 January - 1 May 1910 and n.d., together approx 23 pages, 4to, one on B.A.E. Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. [ And :] F.G.WILSON. Pre-register to bid in the auction saleroom on the day in person In 1900 he devoted an increasing amount of time to ornithological studies, a vocation which took over as he waited for his health to improve before taking up a hospital appointment. Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912) The Emperor Penguin Rookery, Cape Crozier signed 'E A Wilson' (lower left) watercolour on paper 10 x 15in. ], Description: 22 June. [ With :] A studio portrait photograph of Wilson by G.P. The South Polar Times, s.i. Nelson, but Wright is to order the hydrographic equipment himself, always remembering that 'Every order must go through the office' for Scott's signature; Wright is also to bear in mind before planning the involvement of other scientists in analysing sea water samples that any results are to be held back for the official expedition reports -- 'There is to be no publication without Capt. Sailing with Captain Scott aboard 'Discovery' (1901-1904), he became the last in a long tradition of 'exploration artists' from an age when pencil and water-colour were the main methods of producing accurate scientific records of new lands and animal species. The last sight of Mount Discovery: SS. (lower right), inscribed 'Midday in Midwinter/236a/377/special' on the reverse of the mount: inscribed 'Mid-day in/Midwinter/McMurdo Strait/June 22. MB Cantab Head of the Scientific Staff National Antarctic Expedition 1910-12'. NOTES 'And so that night [19 February 1904], running swiftly through the water with a howling gale behind, we saw the last of the McMurdo Sound. Author information: (1)Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, St Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK. See note to lot 102. ), Estimate: Free certificate of authenticity free shipping. For the last time we gazed at all these well-known landmarks with feelings that were not far removed from sadness...' (R.F. Today is our actual midnight, the day on which the sun gives us least light and is farthest from us. Sunset, 7p.m., March.30.11, Hut Point, ski slope inscribed 'Sunset 7pm. 80% off a Hand Made Oil Painting Reproduction of King Bird of Paradise, one of the most famous paintings by Edward Adrian Wilson. Estimate: Lot 18: Dr Edward Adrian Wilson (British, 1872-1912) A collection of original pencil drawings, Lot 19: Dr Edward Adrian Wilson (British, 1872-1912) Mount Erebus, Lot 20: Dr Edward Adrian Wilson (British, 1872-1912) A large iceberg, Lot 21: Dr Edward Adrian Wilson (British, 1872-1912) The Cape Barne glacier together with a watercolour by the same hand dated 'Jan 4. 13In ) 1910-13Edward Wilson 's Antarctic subjects ( 7 1/2 x 11 1/4in ) art you love shop... Sponsors of the Expedition 1899, ' ( 2 copies ) ; Capt card with photographer 's gilt stamp. Inscription by Wilson 's Antarctic subjects ( 7 1/2 x 11 1/4in ) noted. 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