Animal and Bird Life in the South Polar Region

ca. 1900 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Place Of Origin

Penguin in polar landscape.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour lithograph
Brief Description
Poster advertising a presentation by Herbert G. Ponting of his book. UK, ca.1900.
Physical Description
Penguin in polar landscape.
  • Height: 76.3cm
  • Width: 50.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Philharmonic Hall/ Great Portland Street, W./ General Manager CHYEVALIER BOCCHI/ Twice Daily at 3 & 8.15 (red on white, above image)
  • The Glad Eye (bottom left, within image)
  • Animal and Bird Life/ in the South Polar Regions./ Mr. Herbert G. Pointing. F.R.G.S.
  • Haycocks, Ltd. 69'70, Dean St, London. W
Credit line
Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Other Number
LS.1847 - Leslie Schreyer Loan Number
Accession Number

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record createdOctober 20, 2004
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