Scott of the Antarctic and the Marine Biological Association

Robert Falcon Scott. By Henry Maull (1829–1914) and John Fox (1832–1907) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

  • Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW

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This June marks 150 years since the birth of Scott of the Antarctic. 

Join Professor John Spicer from the University of Plymouth, as he reflects on Scott’s connections to Plymouth and in particular the input Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and the Marine Biological Association had into his two expeditions in the early 1900s.

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