Saving Scott's 'lost' negatives

The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, purchased 113 of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s photographic negatives for public access, research and exhibition. The negatives were taken between September and December 1911 during the British Antarctic (Terra Nova) Expedition.

Herbert Ponting working in Antarctic conditions, Cape Evans, October 1911
Herbert Ponting working in Antarctic conditions, Cape Evans, October 1911. One of a group of 109 photographs taken by Captain Scott whilst on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13
Applicant: 
Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
Location: 
Scott Polar Research Institute, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1ER
Region: 
East of England
Grant awarded: 
£245,000
Year awarded: 
2014