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Reference numberMM/22/104
LevelItem
TitleA humorous card painted by Leonard Constantine, member of the Halley Bay IGY Antarctic Expedition [desert cardboard cut-outs]
Date2000
DescriptionA small painting depicting IGY Antarctic Expedition members for the Halley Bay Expedition in 1955. The painting shows expedition members filming, with palm trees and a camel in the background!

Caption reads - "What's with the cardboard cutouts Len? I can't wait to see the faces on the Royal Society's when I send them this cine".
Extent1p
FormatWatercolour
Access statusOpen
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