Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958) :Trans-Antarctic Expedition, patron H.M. the Queen. Share certificate 1956-58 [five shillings - purple and yellow]. Offset by C M Banks Ltd [1956?] - Alexander Turnbull Library - TAPUHI, Ephemera, Cartographic Collection

Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958) :Trans-Antarctic Expedition, patron H.M. the Queen. Share certificate 1956-58 [five shillings - purple and yellow]. Offset by C M Banks Ltd [1956?]

Alexander Turnbull Library

Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958), C M Banks Ltd, Lake, Robyn, 1943-

1956

Certificate shows a map of Antarctica in the centre, penguins at the left, men with a ski sled at the right, and a photographic portrait of Sir Edmund Hillary below. The whole is bordered by a yellow "rope". The certificate is signed by Charles M Bowden on behalf of the Ross Sea Committee. The manuscript signatures of George Lowe and E P Hillary are at lower right. Five copies held, three with signatures of Lowe and Hillary, one unsigned, and one with the signature of Lowe only. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: Offset print, 255 x 305 mm. Provenance: Donated by Ms Robyn Lake, Tasmania, in 2006. Transfers: Scrapbooks of the same provenance and subject are at Eph-C-ANTARCTICA-1956-01..

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