Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Animals > Birds > Penguins > Adelie

A pair of Adelie penguins. January 1911

A pair of Adelie penguins. January 1911


Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Scott Polar Research Institute

Scott Polar Research Institute Photo Prints and Wall Art

A pair of Adelie penguins. January 1911

Photographer:Ponting, Herbert (1870-1935)
Location:Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
Expedition:British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13
Date:1911
A pair of Adelie penguins. January 1911

Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, offers excellence in the study of the Arctic and Antarctic

Media ID 10521667

© Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Animals > Birds > Penguins > Adelie Penguin

> Animals > Birds > Penguins > Adelie

> Animals > Birds > Penguins > Related Images

> Popular Themes > Antarctic Expedition

> Scott Polar Research Institute > British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this photo print, captured by the talented photographer Herbert Ponting in January 1911, we are transported to the vast icy landscapes of Antarctica. The image showcases a delightful pair of Adelie penguins, standing proudly amidst their frozen habitat. Ponting's keen eye for detail is evident as he beautifully captures the intricate features of these charming creatures. Their sleek bodies glisten against the pristine snow, while their distinctive black feathers contrast strikingly with their snowy surroundings. With an air of curiosity and grace, they stand tall on their webbed feet, seemingly undeterred by the harsh Antarctic conditions. This photograph serves as a poignant reminder of the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott. As part of this historic expedition, Ponting accompanied Scott and his team to document their remarkable journey through photography. Preserved at the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, this particular print holds immense historical significance. It not only offers us a glimpse into life in one of Earth's most extreme environments but also highlights Ponting's exceptional talent in capturing nature's beauty even under challenging circumstances. As we gaze upon this mesmerizing image from over a century ago, we can't help but feel a sense of awe and wonderment towards these resilient creatures who call Antarctica home. Through Ponting's lens, we are reminded that despite its unforgiving nature, our planet continues to harbor extraordinary forms of life that deserve our utmost admiration and protection.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Man sitting & having a beer
Man sitting & having a beer
Old man in Stoke pub -1
Old man in Stoke pub -1
Map of Scotts and Amundsens route to the South Pole
Map of Scotts and Amundsens route to the South Pole
The Cavern in the iceberg without figures. Terra Nova in distance. January 8th 1911
The Cavern in the iceberg without figures. Terra Nova in distance. January 8th 1911
Ponting photographing the Terra Nova in the pack, December 1910
Ponting photographing the Terra Nova in the pack, December 1910
Ponting cinematographing the prow of the Terra Nova going through the pack ice. December 1910
Ponting cinematographing the prow of the Terra Nova going through the pack ice. December 1910
Grotto in an iceberg. Terra Nova in the distance. Taylor and Wright (Interior). January 5th 1911
Grotto in an iceberg. Terra Nova in the distance. Taylor and Wright (Interior). January 5th 1911
Capt Scotts birthday dinner. June 6th 1911
Capt Scotts birthday dinner. June 6th 1911
The Terra Nova held up in the pack ice. December 13th 1910
The Terra Nova held up in the pack ice. December 13th 1910
Scotland for Ever. The charge of the Scots Greys at Waterloo, 18 June 1815
Scotland for Ever. The charge of the Scots Greys at Waterloo, 18 June 1815
Chris and the Gramophone
Chris and the Gramophone
Emperor penguin, April 1st 1911
Emperor penguin, April 1st 1911

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guarantee




Collections


British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova)
British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova)
Browse 194 Prints
Adelie
Adelie
Browse 181 Prints
Penguins Related Images
Penguins Related Images
Browse 2,471 Prints
Antarctic Expedition
Antarctic Expedition
Browse 1,415 Prints
Adelie Penguin
Adelie Penguin
Browse 181 Prints