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British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection

Selection of photographs from the British Arctic Air Route expedition whilst in Greenland. The object of the expedition was to investigate the possibility of a new and shorter air passage between England and Canada.

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39 Photographic Prints

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Portrait of Edward Bingham

Portrait of Edward Bingham
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Courtauld emerging

Courtauld emerging
Photographer: Chapman, Frederick Spencer (1907-1971). British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Junkers - arrival at Angmagssalik

Junkers - arrival at Angmagssalik
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Inuit sewing skin on kayak

Inuit sewing skin on kayak
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Entire expedition in kayaks

Entire expedition in kayaks
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Lindsay, Scott and Stephenson, sitting on sledge, Ivigtut journey

Lindsay, Scott and Stephenson, sitting on sledge, Ivigtut journey
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Aeroplane on ice - fitted with skis - Base

Aeroplane on ice - fitted with skis - Base
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: H. G. (Gino) Watkins shooting from kayak

H. G. (Gino) Watkins shooting from kayak
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. Watkins in kayak aiming rifle forward

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Vagur, on the island of Sudero, Faroe Islands

Vagur, on the island of Sudero, Faroe Islands
Photographer: Frederick Spencer Chapman, 1907-1971. British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Aeroplane with kayaks

Aeroplane with kayaks
Photographer: Stephenson, Alfred (1908-1999). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Lopra, on the island of Sudero, Faroe Islands

Lopra, on the island of Sudero, Faroe Islands
Photographer: Frederick Spencer Chapman, 1907-1971. British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: The town of Vagur on Sudero, in the Faroe Islands

The town of Vagur on Sudero, in the Faroe Islands
Photographer: Frederick Spencer Chapman, 1907-1971. British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Quest at Vaag, Faroes. Whales on plan

Quest at Vaag, Faroes. Whales on plan
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Rymill, Watkins, Courtauld and Chapman at Base after Courtaulds relief

Rymill, Watkins, Courtauld and Chapman at Base after Courtaulds relief
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Moth aeroplane - Angmagssalik

Moth aeroplane - Angmagssalik
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Inuit people, kayaks, umiaks in Angmagssalik area

Inuit people, kayaks, umiaks in Angmagssalik area
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: H. G. (Gino) Watkins in kayak among ice floes

H. G. (Gino) Watkins in kayak among ice floes
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: H. G. (Gino) Watkins in kayak

H. G. (Gino) Watkins in kayak
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. Portrait of Watkins sitting in kayak

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Building a kayak

Building a kayak
Photographer: Frederick Spencer Chapman, 1907-1971. British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. An Inuit man sits on a rock next to the wooden frame of a kayak

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Group of Inuit people

Group of Inuit people
Photographer: Frederick Spencer Chapman, 1907-1971. British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Scheldrup lying on ground

Scheldrup lying on ground
Photographer: Percy Lemon. British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Quest unloading in Base Fjord

Quest unloading in Base Fjord
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Edward Bingham, Alfred Stephenson, Quintin Riley and N. H. D Aeth in hut

Edward Bingham, Alfred Stephenson, Quintin Riley and N. H. D Aeth in hut
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. Expedition members in hut

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Gino Watkins, Quintin Riley, Martin Lindsay and John Rymill climbing with loads

Gino Watkins, Quintin Riley, Martin Lindsay and John Rymill climbing with loads
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Towing Moth with outboard motorboat - Base

Towing Moth with outboard motorboat - Base
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Watkins Mountains

Watkins Mountains
Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. Aerial photograph of east coast of Greenland

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: H. G. (Gino) Watkins pack carrying

H. G. (Gino) Watkins pack carrying
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Hauling sledges up Bugbear bank with block and tackle

Hauling sledges up Bugbear bank with block and tackle
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Sledges ascending Bug-bear bank, Base Fjord in background

Sledges ascending Bug-bear bank, Base Fjord in background
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Group of Inuit people on board Quest

Group of Inuit people on board Quest
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Moth taking off on floats - Base

Moth taking off on floats - Base
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Departure of Junkers from Base

Departure of Junkers from Base
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Iliffe Cozens in Moth

Iliffe Cozens in Moth
Photographer: Lemon, Percy. Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Towing moth with outboard motor

Towing moth with outboard motor
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Moth aeroplane on West beach - Base

Moth aeroplane on West beach - Base
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Jamesi in a kayak towing seal

Jamesi in a kayak towing seal
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: H. G. (Gino) Watkins recovering from roll

H. G. (Gino) Watkins recovering from roll
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. Watkins in a kayak recovering from capsize

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: H. G. (Gino) Watkins in kayak among floes

H. G. (Gino) Watkins in kayak among floes
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930. Watkins in kayak surrounded by ice floes

Background imageBritish Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 Photographic Print Collection: Learning to roll - two kayaks

Learning to roll - two kayaks
Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe (1904-1995). Expedition: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31. Leader: Henry George (Gino) Watkins. Date: 1930


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