From California, via Japan to the Antarctic, Anne Strathie follows the creator of some of the 20th century’s most iconic images. Anne’s biography of Ponting is published this year and joins her earlier biography of Henry ‘Birdie’ Bowers.
Featured image: Photograph by Herbert Ponting, 1910–1913 (RGS-IBG S0000106)
[Cancelled] Hear from William Facey discussing Geraldine Rendel, the first non-Muslim European woman to travel openly in Saudi Arabia.
7 March 2022
George’s talk will explore the fascinating collection of relief models held at the Society which represent a significant component of Stamp’s life work.
22 November 2021
In this talk, Isobel Williams will discuss the life and career of Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Society.
10 May 2021
Kate explores the RGS-IBG’s digital library to identify the African women in the expeditions of David Livingstone.
14 December 2020
From Phipps to Fiennes: a look at some of the explorers who tried to reach the North or South Poles and some who tried to do both.
19 August 2020
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