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British Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection

Originally intended as a much larger venture, insufficient finances restricted the expedition and only two men, Bagshawe and Lester decided to carry on. They set up a base in a discarded water boat and spent one year collecting important scientific data.

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Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Portrait of Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Portrait of Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Portrait of Bagshawe, a plane table on a tripod in the background

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Portrait of T. W. Bagshawe. Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Portrait of T. W. Bagshawe. Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Portrait of Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: M. C. Lester at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

M. C. Lester at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Lester, carrying equipment, walks past the snow-covered wooden base hut

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Gentoo penguins, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Gentoo penguins, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. A group of penguins walk in a line across an ice sheet. Snow-covered hills in the background

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. View from Cape site at Waterboat Point, looking towards Lemaire Island

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Open sea and whale catcher Scott

Open sea and whale catcher Scott
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1922. Open sea and whale catcher approaching at speed

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Portrait of M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Portrait of M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Portrait of Maxime Charles Lester

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Bagshawe near base hut, holding whale bone, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Bagshawe near base hut, holding whale bone, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Bagshawe stands on stony ground holding a large whale bone

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Adelie penguin, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Adelie penguin, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. A penguin stands on snow, others stand in the background

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Tide pole, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Tide pole, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. An oar painted with stripes stands upright in a barrel half submerged in the sea

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Maxime Charles Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Maxime Charles Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Full length portrait of Lester standing at the door of the wooden base hut

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Lester digs at a pile of snow with an ice-axe

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Dog, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Dog, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. A sledge dog stands on the snow

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Penguins stand on a snow-covered slope near to the snow-covered wooden base hut

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Full length portrait of Bagshawe standing at the door of the wooden base hut at

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: T. W. Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

T. W. Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Full length portrait of Bagshawe standing on snow

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: T. W. Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

T. W. Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Portrait of Bagshawe standing in the doorway to the wooden base hut

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Tide gauge, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Tide gauge, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. An oar painted with a scale and numbers stands upright in a barrel half submerged in the sea

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Factory ships

Factory ships
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Two factory whaling, steam ships at anchor amongst ice floes off a snow-covered

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Sea Elephant, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Sea Elephant, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. An Elephant seal lies on rocks at the waters edge

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Icebergs, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Icebergs, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Icebergs float amongst ice floes, snow-covered coast in the background

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Hut at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Hut at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Skis, snow shoes

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Open sea and whale catcher Scott

Open sea and whale catcher Scott
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1922. Open sea and whale catcher Scott, approaching at speed

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. View from Cape site at Waterboat Point looking towards Lemaire Island

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Base hut area showing wooden boxes

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Wooden crates, boxes and sacks are stacked on stony ground in front of the wooden base hut

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: M. C. Lester at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

M. C. Lester at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Portrait of Lester standing on the snow

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Lester sits on stony ground looking through the lens of a sextant

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Maxime Charles Lester at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Maxime Charles Lester at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Full length portrait of Lester standing at the door of the wooden base hut

Background imageBritish Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-22 Metal Print Collection: Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Penguins stand on a rocky shore by an inlet in the foreground


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