Expedition to the Antarctic organized by Ernest Walker on the ship "Westward". Collection of 15 photographs. British Antarctic Expedition.

Expedition to the Antarctic organized by Ernest Walker on the ship "Westward". Collection of 15 photographs.

Three portraits of the "Westward" a beautiful four-mastered ship, on board the "Westward", each with BAE 1937-9 stamped on the verso; and nine small snapshots of the same with the expedition on verso. Three bear inscriptions "Photo by Mr. Bishop July 1937"; "REP in Lookout on Westward June 1938" & "Southend Pier taken from rigging of Westward June 1939. Published Daily Telegraphy July 1939". The rest of the photographs are unidentified. Also, an advertising memento of the expedition, a paper wrapper for Horlick's Malted Milk, printed on both sides with "British Antarctic Expedition 1937. Horlick's" with other Horlick's information. After three years of fund raising efforts, WWII finally put an end to Ernest Walker's expedition. Item #7135

Price: $750.00