Albums relating to Robert Mossman and the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1905. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Acc.13649

Dates

  • 1893-1938 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.10 linear metres (Whole)
    3 volumes

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  • Language of Materials

    Spanish

  • Scope and Contents

    Scrapbook relating to Robert Mossman and the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1905. The scrapbook includes: Mossman`s commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st Edinburgh City Volunteer Artillery, 1893; 17 letters, 1902-1905, of Mossman to his father and `Isabella`, concerning his journey and experiences on board ship, destinations on his journey including Kngstown in Ireland, Madeira, the Cape Verde Islands, Port Stanley, the South Orkneys and Buenos Aires; a letter of William Speirs Bruce to Mossman`s father;

    photographs at Port Stanley and on board the expedition ship the `Scotia`; press cuttings, menu cards, wedding order of service, and offprints relating to the expedition.

    Photograph album containing photographs of the Mossman family, Buenos Aires and Argentina, North Berwick, Dirleton, Tyningham, Burns` Cottage, and Haddington.

    Illuminated address in Spanish to Robert Mossman on his retirement, Buenos Aires, 1938, with an illustration of the South Orkneys.

  • Arrangement

    1. Scrapbook

    2. Photograph album

    3. Illimunated address

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Lyon and Turnbull, Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs sale, 6 May 2015, Edinburgh, EH1 3RR.17 July 2015

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