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Background imageExplore Collection: Plans of the Terra Nova ship

Plans of the Terra Nova ship
Diagram showing the layour of the Terra Nova ship from the expedition to the Antarctic 1910-13 Date: 1910

Background imageExplore Collection: The Scout, Every Boys Weekly front cover

The Scout, Every Boys Weekly front cover
Front cover of The Scout magazine, the " only weekly official organ of the boy scouts" featuring two enthusiastic and earnest looking boy scouts reading a map while out on a hike

Background imageExplore Collection: The Nile is Egypt, Cooks Nile Steamers

The Nile is Egypt, Cooks Nile Steamers
Poster or handbill advertising Cooks Nile Steamers, the best way to explore Egypts ancient splendour and modern charm. Showing an ancient monument with hieroglyphics, with two men in Egyptian dress

Background imageExplore Collection: Terra Nova on front cover of The Sphere

Terra Nova on front cover of The Sphere
Farewell to civilisation - Captain Scott and his team pictured departing New Zealand in the Terra Nova, bound for Antarctica in December 1910 in their bid to become the first to reach the South Pole

Background imageExplore Collection: How Captain Scott is attacking the South Pole

How Captain Scott is attacking the South Pole
Double page spread from The Sphere, showing a map of Antarctica along with the route of Captain Scott and his team of ponies, dogs and men in their attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole

Background imageExplore Collection: The Head Quarters of the 1910 - 13 Scott Polar Expedition

The Head Quarters of the 1910 - 13 Scott Polar Expedition
A view showing Cape Evans where Captain Scott pitched his headquarters for his last expedition to the South Pole. The main positions of the surrounding district are also shown

Background imageExplore Collection: The Great Ice Barrier, Antarctica, 1911

The Great Ice Barrier, Antarctica, 1911
Photograph showing a member of the Amundsen Antarctic Expedition of 1910-12 standing on top of the Great Ice Barrier, c.1911. Three men, under the command of Lt

Background imageExplore Collection: Poster, Explore Your Country through the YHA

Poster, Explore Your Country through the YHA
Poster, Explore Your Country through the Youth Hostels Association. circa 1955

Background imageExplore Collection: George Miller Dyott - aviator, cinematographer, explorer

George Miller Dyott - aviator, cinematographer, explorer
George Miller Dyott (1883-1972) - English pioneer aviator, cinematographer, and explorer. Dyott mounted an expedition to search for the missing British explorer Percy Fawcett in the Amazon

Background imageExplore Collection: Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, writer, poet and traveller

Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, writer, poet and traveller
Lucie Delarue-Mardrus (1874-1945)was a prolific poet and novelist, penning more than 70 books. As well as being married to a man for fifteen years

Background imageExplore Collection: WORLD OF LIVING DEAD

WORLD OF LIVING DEAD
WORLD OF THE LIVING DEAD (Ed. Earl Repp) The scientists explore the subterranean world Date: 1932

Background imageExplore Collection: Two boys explore nuclear fallout shelter, Deal, Kent

Two boys explore nuclear fallout shelter, Deal, Kent
UKs first domestic nuclear fallout shelter about to be installed in Deal, Kent. Two young boys explore it. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageExplore Collection: Landing of Swedish Settlerd at Delaware Bay

Landing of Swedish Settlerd at Delaware Bay
Swedish settlers, under Peter Minuit, land at Paradise Point along Delaware Bay. The settlers arrive onshore and start to explore the land in groups

Background imageExplore Collection: Florida Discovered by French Huguenots

Florida Discovered by French Huguenots
Two large ships are anchored at the mouth of the St. Johns river, as an expedition boat filled with French Huguenots, sails upriver to explore what would later become Florida. Date: 1564

Background imageExplore Collection: Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett, explorer

Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett, explorer, as part of an article by Sir John Squire. Fawcett led an expedition to central Brazil in 1925 and disappeared. 1953

Background imageExplore Collection: Amazonian Adventure - article in the Sphere

Amazonian Adventure - article in the Sphere
Amazonian Adventure - an account of a 3, 000 mile-journey along the Amazon written and illustrated by Victor Coverley-Price Date: 1st March 1932

Background imageExplore Collection: Exploration in Vigo Bay, diving for treasure sunk 1870

Exploration in Vigo Bay, diving for treasure sunk 1870
Exploration in Vigo Bay, diving for treasure at the bottom of the sea. Stories told that in 1702 a plate ship, galleons and vessels bringing barbaric gold and pearls, was in combat

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AMATEUR SCIENTISTS
AMATEUR NATURALISTS A French family at the seaside explore the beach for interesting specimens Date: circa 1855

Background imageExplore Collection: Tabby kitten exploring sleeping mans hair

Tabby kitten exploring sleeping mans hair
Unusual Friends - tabby kitten exploring a sleeping mans hair. 1950s

Background imageExplore Collection: Portrait of Amerigo Vespucci Anonymous

Portrait of Amerigo Vespucci Anonymous
VESPUCCI, Amerigo (1454-1512). Italian explorer and cartography; generally considered that the continents of America named after him. Oil

Background imageExplore Collection: Terra Nova birds report

Terra Nova birds report
Plate XIV from the Birds report by Low and Kinnear, taken from Volume IV of the British Anarctic (Terra Nova) Natural History Reports

Background imageExplore Collection: Spain (1525). The fleet under the comandment

Spain (1525). The fleet under the comandment of Garcic de Loaisa leaving the port of La Coru񡠡 nd going to explore the Maluku Islands (24th February 1525). Litography

Background imageExplore Collection: The Yacht Eira in the Arctic, 1881

The Yacht Eira in the Arctic, 1881
Engraving showing the yacht Eira, used by Benjamin Leigh Smith, to explore the Arctic region around Franz Joseph Land and the ocean North of Russia, 1881-1882

Background imageExplore Collection: Moonstrollers, Amazing Stories scfi Magazine Cover

Moonstrollers, Amazing Stories scfi Magazine Cover
THE MOON STROLLERS - Earthmen explore the moon

Background imageExplore Collection: Dog and cat explore a shopping basket

Dog and cat explore a shopping basket
Unusual Friends - dog and cat explore the contents of a shopping basket. 1950s

Background imageExplore Collection: The Intruder by S. Drigin

The Intruder by S. Drigin
A polar bear watches an encroaching plane as it descends over its remote Arctic territory. 1930

Background imageExplore Collection: The Twelve Spies sent to explore Canaan

The Twelve Spies sent to explore Canaan
The Twelve Spies sent by Moses to explore Canaan - Numbers 13. circa 1690

Background imageExplore Collection: General Jean-Baptiste Marchand (1863 A?o??n? 1934) French

General Jean-Baptiste Marchand (1863 A?o??n? 1934) French military officer and explorer in Africa. Engraving. La Ilustracion Artistica, 1899. Colored

Background imageExplore Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Great Adventure

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Great Adventure. Pat follows her pet terrier Tatters through a hole in the roots of an old oak tree. Date: 1921

Background imageExplore Collection: Savages feel our muscle, Taiwan, 1890

Savages feel our muscle, Taiwan, 1890
Natives of the hill country of Bankimsing, Formosa(today Taiwan), explore the possessions of some English visitors that they encounter

Background imageExplore Collection: Boy Scouts on Ascension Island, South Atlantic

Boy Scouts on Ascension Island, South Atlantic
Two Boy Scouts on Ascension Island, South Atlantic, exploring rock pools on a beach. Date: 1981

Background imageExplore Collection: Scouts exploring the bush, Australia

Scouts exploring the bush, Australia
A group of Scouts exploring the bush in Australia

Background imageExplore Collection: Capt Sir William Fraser

Capt Sir William Fraser, Bar F.R.S, (d.1818), one of the Elder Brethren of Trinity House, (1737 - 1818) on left a rolled chart of Papua New Guinea

Background imageExplore Collection: Flights into the Future - the first men on the moon

Flights into the Future - the first men on the moon
Astronauts land on the moon for the first time and set about exploring and taking samples from the lunar landscape. A imaginary

Background imageExplore Collection: Flights into the Future - space age exploration

Flights into the Future - space age exploration
A futuristic prediction of what it will be like when man finally lands on the moon - astronauts will find themselves in a strange world. Date: 1943

Background imageExplore Collection: Rufus the cat explores the mousehole

Rufus the cat explores the mousehole
Hide and Seek -- Rufus the cat explores the mousehole, but gets stuck halfway. Date: 1912

Background imageExplore Collection: Poster: come and explore Britain (2)

Poster: come and explore Britain (2)
Poster inviting you to come and explore Britain, showing a quiet town with older style architecture. (2 of 2)

Background imageExplore Collection: Adeliee Penguins, Cape Adair

Adeliee Penguins, Cape Adair
Adeliee penguin photographs taken during Scotts British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, also known as the Terra Nova expedition, by expedition surgeon Murray Levick

Background imageExplore Collection: Group of Adeliee Penguins feeding their young

Group of Adeliee Penguins feeding their young
Adeliee penguin photographs taken during Scotts British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, also known as the Terra Nova expedition, by expedition surgeon Murray Levick

Background imageExplore Collection: Terra Nova Fish report

Terra Nova Fish report
Plate X from the Fish report by Regan, taken from Volume I of the British Anarctic (Terra Nova) Natural History Reports

Background imageExplore Collection: Adeliee Penguins, Cape Adare

Adeliee Penguins, Cape Adare
Adeliee penguin photographs taken during Scotts British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, also known as the Terra Nova expedition, by expedition surgeon Murray Levick

Background imageExplore Collection: Group of Adeliee Penguins, Cape Adare

Group of Adeliee Penguins, Cape Adare
Adeliee penguin photographs taken during Scotts British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, also known as the Terra Nova expedition, by expedition surgeon Murray Levick

Background imageExplore Collection: Adeliee Penguin group

Adeliee Penguin group
Adeliee penguin photographs taken during Scotts British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, also known as the Terra Nova expedition, by expedition surgeon Murray Levick

Background imageExplore Collection: BOUGAINVILLE, Louis Antoine de (1729-1811). French

BOUGAINVILLE, Louis Antoine de (1729-1811). French navigator. Etching

Background imageExplore Collection: MAGELLAND, Ferdinand (1480-1521). Portuguese

MAGELLAND, Ferdinand (1480-1521). Portuguese navigator and discoverer. Map of the Magellans Trip (Ferdinand Magellan) (1519). Southern of the Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego

Background imageExplore Collection: VALDIVIA, Pedro de (1497-1553). Spanish military

VALDIVIA, Pedro de (1497-1553). Spanish military man, conqueror of Chile and founder of Santiago (1541). Engraving. SPAIN. Madrid. National Library

Background imageExplore Collection: America (16th c. ). Spanish conquest of Mexico

America (16th c. ). Spanish conquest of Mexico
" America (16th c.). Spanish conquest of Mexico. Entrance of Juan de Grijalva into the Tabasco estuary. Painting belonging to the series " Conquest of M鸩 co". Painting. SPAIN

Background imageExplore Collection: Picture No. 10683057

Picture No. 10683057



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