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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Statue

Accession no.: N: 977a-b
Object name: Statue
Title: Statue
Description: A painted plaster maquette on a plaster base in two parts by Arthur G. Walker, R.A., showing L.E.G Oates (a) and Captain Scott and E.A. Wilson (b) from the Polar Party of the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). The main statue was destroyed during air raid work.
Artist: Walker, Arthur George
Classified name:
SPRI theme memorabilia and souvenirs
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 92(093.5)
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT statues
Number of items: 2
Full description:

a: A painted plaster maquette of L.E.G. Oates on a plaster base. Oates is wearing polar clothing and is holding a wooden staff (a removable wooden pole). The underside of the base of the maquette is marked '4'.

A painted plaster maquette of Captain Scott and E.A. Wilson, on a plaster base. Both are wearing polar clothing. Scott is holding a pair of binoculars in both hands; Wilson has his left arm around Scott's shoulders and a wooden staff in his right hand (a removable wooden pole). There is an extra strap on Wilson’s right arm made from lead. The underside of the base of the maquette is marked '3'.

Dimensions:
  • a: Width: 140mm, height: 350mm, depth: 130mm
  • : Width: 250mm, height: 350mm, depth: 130mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Scott, Robert Falcon (1910 - 1913)
  • : Oates, Lawrence Edward Grace (1910 - 1913)
  • : Wilson, Edward Adrian (1910 - 1913)
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)