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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[Online] Drawing on research in Wiley Digital Archives, Catherine’s talk explores the contributions of animals to geographical knowledge and the traces they have left in the Society’s Collections.
7 February 2022
In this talk, Isobel Williams will discuss the life and career of Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Society.
10 May 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
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
Antipodes on the page looks at the European encounter with Australia and New Zealand from the early navigators and first colonists through to the period of inland exploration.
17 August 2020
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