Centenary Exhibition: The Yorkshire Ones in Antarctica


‘The Yorkshire Ones in Antarctica’ is an exhibition by a group of artists, ‘The Yorkshire Ones’ who have taken their inspiration from the continent of Antarctica and its historic heroic explorers. It coincides with the centenary of Captain Scott’s failed attempt to be first to reach the South Pole and later his death in March 1912.

The exhibition also throws light on Yorkshire Antarctic veterans including Frank Wild who visited the Antarctic five times between 1901 and 1922 with both Scott and Shackleton and Hull’s Captain William Colbeck. Colbeck was not only a member of the first British Antarctic Expedition of 1898 but he also captained the relief ship ‘Morning’ sent to rescue Scott and his ship ‘Discovery’ which was frozen in the ice on Scott’s 1902-4 expedition.

Presented by Susan Bradshaw – Hats Avril Cheetham – Enamels
Cathy Corbishley Michel – Cyanotype on Fabric & Paper using the Photographs of Frank Hurley
Susan Nicholson Felt Vivien Stamford – Embroidery
Jackie Warrington – Silver Jewellery

Hull Maritime Museum
Community Display Area
February 6th until April 29th
Free Entrance
Open Mon-Sat 10am – 5pm
Sunday 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday, 28 February, 2012
10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost:
Free

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Hull Maritime Museum, UK
Hull Maritime Museum
Queen Victoria Square
Hull HU1 3DX
England

Event Contact Info
Mrs Vivien Stamford
Email: Phone: 01262 679650
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