Lot 232
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Levick, George Murray

2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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  • Adélie Penguins.
  • Paper
Matt silver print (437 x 585mm.), mounted on card

Catalogue Note

Dr. George Murray Levick (1876–1956) studied Adélie penguins during the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova), 1910-1913. He produced the four-page pamphlet ‘Sexual habits of the Adélie penguin’ with his findings at Cape Adare. It was printed in 1915, but declined for publication due to its shocking contents.