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Photographs of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition
    Photographs of Saint Helena and Fayal - ships company ashore

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Scotia, 1904, Fayal Agnes, hydrangea hedges

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Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 404/408

Date(s)

06 July 1904

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

stereo glass-plate negative

Name of creator

Bruce | William Speirs | 1867-1921 | polar explorer and oceanographer

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

John Hunter Harvey Pirie inspecting a hydrangea hedge, watched by man holding onto a horse. Taken when a few of the expedition crew took a drive around the Faial Island accompanied by Captain Acuna, the British Consul. These hedges were on each side of the road and could be as tall as 10 feet.

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