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Beardmore Collection

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier
Photograph taken by Captain Scott during the ill-fated polar expedition to the South Pole in 1910 - 1912, showing tents pitched on the way up the Beardmore Glacier

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Beardmore R. 36 Airship

Beardmore R. 36 Airship
The Beardmore R.36 at its mooring mast

Background imageBeardmore Collection: The R34 airship being walked out

The R34 airship being walked out by the workers of the Beardmore factory at Inchinnan

Background imageBeardmore Collection: The Highway to the South - Scott expedition

The Highway to the South - Scott expedition
The magnificent entrance to the Beardmore Glacier showing the snow slope leading up to the two massive granite pillars through which Captain Scott passed with his men

Background imageBeardmore Collection: The Beardmore News

The Beardmore News - a publication of the Beardmore Transport Group

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Sledging on the Beardmore Glacier

Sledging on the Beardmore Glacier

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Advert, William Beardmore & Co Limited, Glasgow

Advert, William Beardmore & Co Limited, Glasgow
Adverts, William Beardmore & Co Limited, Glasgow, and Napier & Miller Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageBeardmore Collection: His Majestys Airship R34

His Majestys Airship R34. Built by by William Beardmore and Company in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire, Scotland, R34 first flew on 14 March 1919

Background imageBeardmore Collection: British Armstrong Whitworth FK8 biplane in flight, WW1

British Armstrong Whitworth FK8 biplane in flight, WW1
A British Armstrong Whitworth FK8 two-seater general purpose biplane in flight during the First World War. It had a 160hp Beardmore engine. Date: 1916-1918

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Beardmore Glacier

Beardmore Glacier
Beardmore glacier; the two figures in the foreground are Wilson and Cherry-Garrard, both of whom are busy sketching Date: 1913

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Glossopteris indica, Antarctic fossil leaf

Glossopteris indica, Antarctic fossil leaf
Fossilised plant leaf collected by Robert Falcon Scotts British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, also known as the Terra Nova expedition

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Beardmore WBIII (SB3D) takes-off from HMS Pegasus

Beardmore WBIII (SB3D) takes-off from HMS Pegasus

Background imageBeardmore Collection: The prototype Beardmore WBIII, 9950

The prototype Beardmore WBIII, 9950

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Beardmore WBIIB, G-EARX, air-mail transport

Beardmore WBIIB, G-EARX, air-mail transport

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Beardmore WBII

Beardmore WBII

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Beardmore WBI

Beardmore WBI

Background imageBeardmore Collection: A Beardmore SB3D taking off from HMS Pegasus (?)

A Beardmore SB3D taking off from HMS Pegasus (?)
A Beardmore SB3D taking off from HMS Pegasus. ????? See also 56013101

Background imageBeardmore Collection: The R34 under construction in the Beardmore factory

The R34 under construction in the Beardmore factory at Inchinnan

Background imageBeardmore Collection: Beardmore Tornado engine

Beardmore Tornado engine mounted in the lower half of and engine car of the R101

Background imageBeardmore Collection: A Beardmore-built Sopwith Pup N6454 aboard HMS Furious

A Beardmore-built Sopwith Pup N6454 aboard HMS Furious
A Beardmore-built Sopwith Pup, N6454, aboard HMS Furious

Background imageBeardmore Collection: A Beardmore-built Sopwith Pup

A Beardmore-built Sopwith Pup during the fifth alighting trials aboard HMS Furious

Background imageBeardmore Collection: British FE2B night bomber, Western Front, WW1

British FE2B night bomber, Western Front, WW1
A British FE2B night bomber biplane with a 160hp Beardmore engine belonging to No. 100 Squadron RFC, seen here floodlit on the Western Front during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageBeardmore Collection: A View up the Great Beardmore Glacier

A View up the Great Beardmore Glacier
A view on the Great Beardmore Glacier up which Captain Scott ascended to the plateau during December 1911 on his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole

Background imageBeardmore Collection: British Antarctic Expedition Route over the Beardmore Glacie

British Antarctic Expedition Route over the Beardmore Glacie
Illustration showing the route taken by Captain Scotts sledge party to climb the Beardmore Glacier, Antarctica, during the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-12


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