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, dying in a 1912 attempt to reach the South Pole. This promotional card for Fry's depicts Scott and his expedition party setting out on their final attempt on the Pole with dog teams and sleds, laden high with Fry's produce!
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Canadian dog teams, Russia 1919
Canadian dog teams and sleighs in the snowy landscape of North Russia. Canadian troops formed part of the allied intervention force fighting on the side of the anti-Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War.
© Mary Evans/Robert Hunt Collection
1919, Allied, Anti, Bolsheviks, Canadian, Civil, Force, Historical, History, Intervention, Russia, Russian, Sleigh, Sleighs, Snow, Snowy, Team, Teams, War
Dog Sleigh Kamchatka
A dog-team draw a sledge in Kamchatka, Russia, observed by the French Traveller La Perouse during his journey round the world.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
1787, Dog, Draw, French, Historical, History, Journey, Kamchatka, La, Observed, Perouse, Round, Russia, Sledge, Sledges, Sleigh, Sleighs, Team, Transport, Traveller, World