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Background imageScott Collection: 1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle

1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle
1938 Scott Flying Squirrel 500cc twin two stroke motorcycle roadside circa 1938

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert

Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert
Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Scott and his men at the South Pole, 1912

Captain Scott and his men at the South Pole, 1912
Photograph showing Captain Scott and his sledge team at the South Pole, 18th January 1912. Left to right, standing: Lt. Oates, Captain Scott, Petty Officer Evans. Seated, left to right: Lt

Background imageScott Collection: Soho, London - 47 Frith Street W1

Soho, London - 47 Frith Street W1 - neon sign for Ronnie Scotts jazz club. 1973

Background imageScott Collection: Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station
Designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, building began in 1933. It was the first of a series of very large electric generators set up in order to nationalize the grid

Background imageScott 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 imageScott Collection: George Square, Glasgow

George Square, Glasgow
George Square in the centre of Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. This fine square in dominated by the Italianate Municipal Chambers and the Sir Walter Scott memorial column

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Scott in his workshop on board Terra Nova

Captain Scott in his workshop on board Terra Nova
Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1868 - 1912), British polar explorer and leader of the ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1912, pictured in his work room on board the Terra Nova

Background imageScott Collection: St. George patron saint of England

St. George patron saint of England
Our Ancient Word of Courage, Fair St. George - The Patron Saint of England. Pictured here by Georges Scott (1873-1943) expertly slaying the dragon, despite looking quite like a girl. Date: 1928

Background imageScott Collection: Great Eastern 1857

Great Eastern 1857
The steamship of Brunel & Scott Russell in full steam

Background imageScott Collection: British gunners, Battle of the Somme, WW1

British gunners, Battle of the Somme, WW1
British gunners in action during the Battle of the Somme, First World War. Their guns are on " Percy Scott" mountings, with rather colourful camouflage paint. Date: 1918

Background imageScott 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 imageScott Collection: Captain Oates Dies

Captain Oates Dies
The young Captain Oates leaves Captain Scotts tent in a blizzard on the return trip from the South Pole and is never seen again

Background imageScott Collection: Project Mercury 7

Project Mercury 7
The original 7 Project Mercury astronauts. Top row (l to r): Alan Shepard, V I Gus Grissom, L G Cooper. Front row (l to r) Walter M Schirra, D K Slayton John Glenn and Scott Carpenter

Background imageScott Collection: Some of the Officers of the British Antarctic expedition

Some of the Officers of the British Antarctic expedition
Officers on board the Terra Nova on its return to New Zealand in February 1913 after the discovery of the bodies of Captain Scott and his companions. From left to right. Back row, Mr

Background imageScott Collection: The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott

The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott
The inner tent in which Captain Scott and his two companions were discovered taken by a member of the relief party which found the tent on November 12th 1912

Background imageScott Collection: Scott of the Antarctic - page from The Sphere

Scott of the Antarctic - page from The Sphere
Page from the special Scott of the Antarctic memorial number featuring a photograph of the Scott Antarctic medal, presented to the team after returning from their first successful expedition in 1904

Background imageScott Collection: A motor sledge which may be used at the South Pole

A motor sledge which may be used at the South Pole
A suggestion for the type of motor sledge to be taken by Captain Scott, who in 1909 had announced his intention to set out on a new expedition to the South Pole

Background imageScott Collection: The Terra Nova of Scotts Antarctic Expedition

The Terra Nova of Scotts Antarctic Expedition
The ship Terra Nova - the vessel used by Robert Falcon Scott (1868 -1912) for his South Polar Expedition in 1911-12. Built originally for the Dundee whaling and sealing fleet (launched 1884)

Background imageScott Collection: The Terra Nova, 1910

The Terra Nova, 1910
Sectional illustration of the Terra Nova, the Polar research ship used by Captain R.F. Scott in his Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1912. The Terra Nova was built as a Dundee whaler in 1884

Background imageScott Collection: 1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle

1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle
1938 Scott Flying Squirrel 500cc twin two stroke motorcycle roadside circa 1938

Background imageScott Collection: Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at home, 1960

Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at home, 1960
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900 - 1974), pictured together with his wife, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901 - 2004) examining a particularly interesting large plate. Date: 1960

Background imageScott Collection: Lord Howard de Walden and daughter

Lord Howard de Walden and daughter
Lord Howard de Walden (1880-1946) pictured with his eldest daughter The Hon. Bonwen Scott-Ellis and her Olympia Childrens Hunter Class winning horse, Winnie. Date: 1923

Background imageScott Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - ponies

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - ponies
Michael the pony enjoying a roll in the snow near his stables on Antarctica, during the ill-fated Scott polar expedition 1910 - 1912. Captain Scott wrote of the ponies in his diary, Poor brutes

Background imageScott Collection: Glasgow University

Glasgow University
THE UNIVERSITY GALOP Edward and Alexandra are cheered as they leave after opening GLASGOW UNIVERSITY in its fine new building by George Gilbert Scott Date: 1870

Background imageScott Collection: Lt. Shackleton, Captain Scott and Dr. Wilson, Antarctica, 19

Lt. Shackleton, Captain Scott and Dr. Wilson, Antarctica, 19
Photograph showing Lt. Shackleton, Captain Scott and Dr. Wilson, ready for their dash towards the South Pole, during the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-04

Background imageScott Collection: Scott of the Antarctic and his predecessors

Scott of the Antarctic and his predecessors
Illustration showing Captain Scott with his team flying the Union Jack flag, along with the names of previous polar explorers with the chronology traced back over a map of Antarctica

Background imageScott 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 imageScott Collection: Scott at Amundsens Tent

Scott at Amundsens Tent
Scotts team arrive at the South Pole to find that Amundsens crew have beaten them to it; frozen and demoralised, they perished weeks later

Background imageScott Collection: Events / Exploration / Polar

Events / Exploration / Polar
Sledge party planting British flag. Shackleton, Scott and Wilson Discovery exploration of the Antarctic

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Scott and his exploration ship, Terra Nova

Captain Scott and his exploration ship, Terra Nova
The south polar expedition: Captain Scott and his exploration ship " Terra Nova"

Background imageScott 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 imageScott Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Mount Erebus

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Mount Erebus
The slopes of Mount Erebus, the active volcano on Ross Island in the Antarctic, shrouded in smoke and cloud, seen during the ill-fated Scott polar expedition to the South Pole, 1910 - 1912

Background imageScott Collection: Scott Polar Expedition - point of the Barne Glacier

Scott Polar Expedition - point of the Barne Glacier
A huge cliff of ice passed by the Terra Nova when she arrived at McMurdo Sound during the Scott Polar Expedition, 1910 - 1912. Date: 1913

Background imageScott Collection: Some of the men who found Captain Scott

Some of the men who found Captain Scott
Some of the Men who found the bodies of Captain Scott and his companions and erected a cairn, pictured on their return to New Zealand

Background imageScott Collection: Events / Exploration / Polar

Events / Exploration / Polar
The Discovery frozen in during the Scott, Shackleton and Wilson exploration of the Antarctic

Background imageScott Collection: Kathleen Scott sculpting statue of Edwin Montagu

Kathleen Scott sculpting statue of Edwin Montagu
Kathleen, Lady Scott, Baroness Kennett pictured in her London studio at work on her ten-foot statue of Edwin Montagu (former Secretary for India) destined for Calcutta

Background imageScott Collection: Chocolate Coloured Coons, The Palace of Chocolate

Chocolate Coloured Coons, The Palace of Chocolate, with G H Elliott and Alf Lawrence. G H Elliott was a music hall star and singer of the song, Frys Chocolate Major, words by A J Mills

Background imageScott Collection: Oxo advertisement - Scott Antarctic expedition endorsement

Oxo advertisement - Scott Antarctic expedition endorsement
Advertisement for Oxo as supplied to Captain Scott on his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. The advert quotes a letter from Scott who wrote

Background imageScott Collection: Stockport County FC football team 1935

Stockport County FC football team 1935. Back row: Robinson, Jones, Scott, McDonough, Jenkinson, Still, Titterington. Front row: Foulkes, Hill, McNaughton, Brennan, Tidman, Westgarth (Manager)

Background imageScott 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 imageScott Collection: Filming Scott of the Antarctic

Filming Scott of the Antarctic, with John Mills as Captain Scott RN, James Robertson Justice as Petty Officer Taff Evans, and Kenneth Moore as Lieutenant Evans

Background imageScott Collection: Oxo in the Antarctic - Captain Scott polar expedition

Oxo in the Antarctic - Captain Scott polar expedition
Advertisement for Oxo showing members of the ill-fated Captain Scott polar expedition to the South Pole enjoying an 11 o clock cup of OXO on board the Terra Nova

Background imageScott Collection: Motorcycle Machine Gun Unit firing at aircraft, WW1

Motorcycle Machine Gun Unit firing at aircraft, WW1
Two men belonging to a Motorcycle Machine Gun Unit with a Scott motorcycle during the First World War, using a Vickers machine gun to fire at aircraft. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageScott Collection: Williton Union Workhouse

Williton Union Workhouse
The Union workhouse at Williton, Somerset. Some of the workhouse staff and some local residents are visible. The building, designed by George Gilbert Scott and William Bonython Moffatt

Background imageScott Collection: Members of the Search Party who found Captain Scott

Members of the Search Party who found Captain Scott
From left: Sub-lieutenant Gran, Petty-Officer Williamson and Mr E.W. Nelson (biologist), members of the relief party who discovered the bodies of Captain Scott

Background imageScott Collection: The spot where Captain Scott lies buried

The spot where Captain Scott lies buried
A cross placed on top of a large cairn of snow marking the resting place of Captain Scott, Dr Wilson and Lieutenant Bowers

Background imageScott Collection: Wycombe Union Workhouse, Saunderton, Oxfordshire

Wycombe Union Workhouse, Saunderton, Oxfordshire
The Wycombe Union workhouse at Saunderton, Oxfordshire. The building, designed by George Gilbert Scott and William Bonython Moffatt, was erected in 1843



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