Oil painting on canvas
Portrait of Gustav Holst, by Bernard Munns, 1923. The composer Holst, who wrote 'The Planets', was born in Cheltenham. (915 x 699mm)
Portrait of the Cheltenham-born Fred Archer, one of the most successful jockeys of all time. Produced after his death in 1886.
Portrait of the Antarctic explorer Edward Wilson. Wilson was born in Cheltenham, and died along with Scott in 1912 on the return journey from the South Pole.
A jar of honey from the second Antarctic expedition. The label reads 'Honey sent out on S.C. Terra Nova. 1913. British Antarctic Expedition'. The stores list of provisions for the shore party has no record of honey but they did however take 1000lbs of Golden Syrup! (Height 55mm)
Artists black pigment
Bottle of process black with chrome coloured screw top, produced by Windsor & Newton, belonging to Edward Wilson and used on the British Antarctic Expedition. (Height 500mm)
Aluminium mug with flexible handles belonging to Edward Wilson and used on the Discovery expedition, 1901-4. The mug fits into an aluminium beaker to form a set.
Tin water bottle with a cloth covering and a leather strap, from the Discovery Expedition, 1901-1904.
A pair of Finesko (reindeer) Fur Boots like those used by Dr. Edward Wilson on the second Antarctic expedition, 1910-12.
Royal Doulton plate used during the first Antarctic expedition, 1901-1904. The plate is stamped with the expedition logo; a penguin, has a blue rim and is edged with a gold trim.
Ice pick used by Dr. Edward Wilson on the Discovery Expedition 1901-1904. (Height 650mm)