Oriana F. Wilson CBE was married to Dr Edward Wilson, Captain Scott's best friend. From housewife to CBE and NHM collector, Woman with the Iceberg Eyes traces the fascinating story of an Edwardian lady after whom Oriana Ridge, Antarctica, is named.
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[In-person] Discover how Watkin’s aesthetic and innovations changed the course of photographic history.
11 October 2021
This National Lottery Open Week we’re saying #Thankstoyou and unlocking our archives with a free digital talk exploring Antarctic photography from the ‘Heroic Age’.
5 June 2021
This talk recounts the extraordinary life of explorer Richard Burton whilst embracing the wider history of 19th century science.
22 March 2021
This lecture examines the circumstances surrounding the abduction of Kallihirua, a member of the Inughuit community of Northern Greenland who was visited by the crew of the Assistance during the 1850–51 Franklin Search Expedition.
21 September 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.
25 August 2020
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