November 4, 1913: Ponting’s Motion Pictures of Scott

–from the San Francisco Chronicle, November 4, 1913– “There is a splendid series of motion pictures on exhibition this week at the Savoy Theater, pictures all of which were taken by Herbert Ponting who was the official artist of Captain Scott’s Expedition to the South Pole. Some of the pictures are truly remarkable for their … More November 4, 1913: Ponting’s Motion Pictures of Scott

8 August 1911

From the diary of Tryggve Gran, the Norwegian ski instructor with Scott: “Ponting and Taylor have announced officially that they will sail home with Terra Nova in 1912.  Otherwise I think the rest rather want to stay on.  We are doing famously, and the spirit of comradeship is ideal.  It will soon be time to … More 8 August 1911