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Chalk drawing

Expedition: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod)
Materials: wood, chalk
Dimensions: 950mm (width), 1265mm (height), 60mm (depth)
Date: 1907-1909
Ref no: Y: 2007/32/2

A chalk drawing on a blackboard of an Adelie penguin by Sir Ernest Shackleton. The drawing was made at a public lecture given at Owens College, Manchester, on 6 December 1909.

Physical description:

A rectangular blackboard with a white chalk drawing of a penguin with the text 'THIS is a PENGUIN?'. It is signed 'E. H Shackleton Dec 6 1909'. The blackboard is made of several panels of wood which are starting to separate. The blackboard is framed.

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