Herbert George Ponting Self-portrait of Ponting With His Cinematograph Camera, Scott Expedition, Antarctica
Medium Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Photo Date 1912 Print Date 1912
Dimensions 7 x 5 in. (178 x 127 mm)
Photo Country Antarctica
Photographer Country United States (USA)
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About This Image
Inscription on verso, and copyright--by H.G. Ponting.
Herbert Ponting captured some of the best known imagery of the Antarctic. He spent his early years traveling through Europe and Asia, photographing landscapes and peoples for American magazines, periodicals and newspapers. In 1910 he was assigned the position of official photographer and cinematographer for Captain Robert Falcon Scott's British Antarctic Expedition. He worked in Antarctica until 1914.
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