Arguably one of the greatest women explorers of all time, from 1848 until 1853, Lucy Atkinson, in company with her husband and newly born baby, travelled on horseback over 40,000 miles in some of the most remote and hostile regions of Central Asia and Siberia.
[In-person] A look at the life of ornithologist, natural historian, physician and artist Edward Wilson, who ultimately perished with Scott after reaching the South Pole in 1912.
30 May 2022
This National Lottery Open Week we’re saying #Thankstoyou and unlocking our archives with a free digital talk exploring the career of Antarctic photographer Frank Hurley.
19 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
Using the historical drama of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance voyage and subsequent publications, Art Gertel will juxtapose authorship criteria between popular and scientific/medical literature.
19 April 2021
This lecture introduces the life of travel writer and photographer Eric Newby and the times in which he lived, following the recent donation of his archives to the Society.
18 January 2021
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