'Next Stop Antarctica: Dunedin's Role in Polar Exploration' is the latest exhibition at the Reed Gallery, Dunedin City Library, which runs until 2 December.
Displayed in the exhibition are more than sixty items from five local institutions. Including: the first editions of printed books; a presentation copy of The South Polar Times given by Sir Ernest Shackleton to the Arctic explorer Sir Allen Young; handwritten and typed letters; issues of Little America Times and the Antarctic News Bulletin; photographs; artefacts (most notably Scott's typewriter) and memorabilia relating to the American explorer Richard E. Byrd. Find out more about the exhibition.
Resources at Auckland Libraries relating to Scott and the expedition include the following: a letter about Scott's family (MS 176), photographs (Heritage Images) and numerous books about Scott and his expeditions.
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