Reference numberMM/22/103
TitleA humorous card painted by Leonardo Constantine, member of the Halley Bay IGY Expedition [planning permission]
DescriptionA small painting depicting the IGY Antarctic Advance Party for the Halley Bay Expedition in 1955. The painting shows a suited man requesting planning permission for the expedition members to build their hut.

Caption reads - "The Royal Society IGY Antarctic Advance Party,Halley Bay 1955. What do you mean? Have we got planning permission to build a hut!"
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