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Punch engraving Shackleton The Exclusives

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Punch - The Exclusives


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English early 20th century caricature from Punch.


The Exclusives: North Pole (to South Pole) "Hallo" "Are you there? I say old man, they nearly had you that time."/voice from South Pole." Yes, I know - There'll soon be no such thing as privacy" (With Mr Punch's best compliments to Lieutenant Shackleton)' Signed and dated in the image 'FH TOWNSEND/1909'. Townshend's cartoon celebrates Shackleton's new southern record, reaching 8823'S, just under one hundred miles short of the South Pole on 9 January, 1909.

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artist Frederick H. Townsend (1886-1920)
method Wood-engraving
date 1909
size 260mm by 195mm (sheet)
SKU CA2736