Edward Wilson’s Antarctic Notebooks: Special Limited Collectors Edition

Edward Wilson’s Antarctic Notebooks: Special Limited Collectors Edition

David M. Wilson Christopher J. Wilson Nicholas Reardon Edward Adrian Wilson / Jul 18, 2019

Edward Wilson s Antarctic Notebooks Special Limited Collectors Edition Dr Edward A Wilson is widely regarded as one of the finest artists ever to have worked in the Antarctic Sailing with Captain Scott aboard Discovery he became the last in a long t

  • Title: Edward Wilson’s Antarctic Notebooks: Special Limited Collectors Edition
  • Author: David M. Wilson Christopher J. Wilson Nicholas Reardon Edward Adrian Wilson
  • ISBN: 9781874192572
  • Page: 121
  • Format: None
  • Dr Edward A Wilson 1872 1912 is widely regarded as one of the finest artists ever to have worked in the Antarctic Sailing with Captain Scott aboard Discovery 1901 1904 , he became the last in a long tradition of exploration artists from an age when pencil and water colour were the main methods of producing accurate scientific records of new lands and animal speciDr Edward A Wilson 1872 1912 is widely regarded as one of the finest artists ever to have worked in the Antarctic Sailing with Captain Scott aboard Discovery 1901 1904 , he became the last in a long tradition of exploration artists from an age when pencil and water colour were the main methods of producing accurate scientific records of new lands and animal species He combined scientific, topographical and landscape techniques to produce accurate and beautiful images of the last unknown continent Such was the strength of his work that it also helped to found the tradition of modern wildlife painting In particular Wilson captured the essence of the flight and motion of Southern Ocean sea birds on paper Returning with Captain Scott aboard Terra Nova 1910 1913 as Chief of Scientific Staff, he continued to record the continent and its wildlife with extraordinary deftness Chosen to accompany Captain Scott to the South Pole, his last drawings are from one of the most famous epic journeys in exploration history Along with his scientific work, Wilson s pencil recorded the finding of Roald Amundsen s tent at the South Pole by Captain Scott Wilson died, along with the other members of the British Pole Party, during the return journey, in March 1912 Many of the images in this book are rarely seen or are previously unpublished The drawings and paintings were created at considerable personal cost in the freezing conditions in which Wilson worked He often suffered severely from the cold whilst sketching and also from snow blindness, or sunburn of the eye They provide a remarkable testament to one of the great figures of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration The book has been produced as a companion volume to Edward Wilson s Nature Notebooks by two of Wilson s great nephews, to mark the centenary of his death.

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      • David M. Wilson Christopher J. Wilson Nicholas Reardon Edward Adrian Wilson

        Dr David M Wilson, PhD Essex , FZS, was born in 1963 Having an early career in the theatre, he moved on to study at the United World College of the Pacific and the Universities of York and Essex, where he trained as a philosopher He is also a trained Counsellor As well as a strong interest in Aboriginal cultures, he has wide natural history and ornithological interests These led to ten years of working on expedition cruise ships, where he is in increasing demand both as an ornithological field guide and as an historian He boasts numerous explorers and ornithologists on his family tree, which add a uniquely personal flavour to many of his talks Not least amongst these is his great uncle, Dr Edward Wilson, who died with Captain Scott and his party on their return from the South Pole in 1912 David spends much of his time working to promote our historic Antarctic heritage and is recently retired as Chairman of the Friends of the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, UK


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    1. With a few essential pages describing history from the life of Edward Wilson, two of his nephews have collected a representative sample of sketches and watercolors and reproduced them for posterity. Wilson made journeys to Antarctica in the early 1900's to view and record nature and wildlife during a time when photography was just coming into use. He remains, then, perhaps one of the last true artists to have recorded the south pole nature in detail. Wilson died during a return from the south po [...]


    2. They say you should never judge a book by its cover WELL SCREW IT I just did. I have not even touched or come within any close contact with this book but my knowledge of the circumstances which these sketches displayed on the marvelous front cover came about leave me in awe of Dr Wilson's skill in observation and reproduction for scientific purposes which I am desperate for more. DEAR PUBLISHER, please make my wish come true and release more copies for peeps outside the United Kingdom and United [...]





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