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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Emperor Penguin.

Accession no.: N: 446
Object name: Watercolour
Title: Emperor Penguin.
Description: Watercolour by E.A. Wilso, British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery)
Medium: Watercolour
Artist: Wilson, Edward Adrian
Note: Attempting to drag a dead chick into it's lap, in its desire to brood over something. Cape Crozier rookery. Sep. 13. 1903.
  • Picture: Width: 282mm, height: 222mm
  • mount: Width: 405mm, height: 280mm