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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Fuchsberg from Stordal Base Camp


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Accession no.: Y: 2012/20/5
Object name: Pencil sketch
Title: Fuchsberg from Stordal Base Camp
Description: This sketch shows the impressive cloud shrouded peaks on the eastern and western sides of Stordal; an area first explored by one of J. M. Wordie’s Cambridge University Expeditions in the late 1920s. Fuchs (leader of the CommonwealthTrans Antarctic Expedition in 1956) was one of the young members of Wordie’s expedition.
Medium: Pencil sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Looking north-west up Stordal from Stordal Base Camp at its southern end. Lat. 73°39'N, Long. 22°3'W (Danmark-Gronland 1:250,000 Sheet 730.1 Hold-with- Hope.)
  • Picture: Width: 147mm, height: 105mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?
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