ANTARCTIC TRADE CARDS - Originally Series 1
Captain R. F. Scott.
008. ROBERT F. SCOTT. Issued by J. LYONS & CO. LTD. (1966). It is card #8 from a set of 48 cards entitled "Famous People". Size: 2.7-" x 1.4".
Recto: Head and shoulders depiction of Scott in naval uniform. In the background are 4 members of the polar party at Amundsen's tent at the pole. Title upper left: Captain R. F. Scott.
Verso: FAMOUS | PEOPLE | A Series of 48. | No. 8. | CAPTAIN R. F. SCOTT | (1868-1912) | In 1901-04 Captain Scott commanded the Royal Geographical Society's expedition to the Antarctic in their ship "Discovery." Later, in 1910, he sailed again in the "Terra Nova" with the object of reaching the South Pole. This he did under great hardships, but perished with his companions on the return journey. | Issued by | Lyons Maid | Lyons Maid House · Hammersmith Grove · W.6