By: Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958); C M Banks Ltd; Lake, Robyn, 1943-
Description: Certificate shows a map of Antarctica in the centre, penguins at the left, men with a ski sled at the right, and a photographic portrait of Sir Edmund Hillary below. The whole is bordered by a yellow "rope". The certificate is signed by Charles M Bowden on behalf of the Ross Sea Committee. The manuscript signatures of George Lowe and E P Hillary are at lower right. Five copies held, three with signatures of Lowe and Hillary, one unsigned, and one with the signature of Lowe only. Scrapbooks of the same provenance and subject are at Eph-C-ANTARCTICA-1956-01. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: Offset print, 255 x 305 mm. Provenance: Donated by Ms Robyn Lake, Tasmania, in 2006.
Subject: Hillary, Edmund Percival (Sir), 1919-2008, Lowe, Wallace George, 1924-2013, Bowden, Charles Moore (Hon), 1886-1972, Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts), Penguins, Sleds, Antarctica, Scientific expeditions