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THE POURQUOI-PAS? FROZEN INTO HER WINTER ANCHORAGE AT PETERMANN ISLAND 1909. DR. CHARCOT PLAYS GRAMOPHONE RECORDS FOR HIS COLLEAGUES AND THE LOCAL SEALS.

To the French the names Dr Charcot and Pourquoi Pas? are legendary. He was a general physician who was fascinated by Antarctica. Using his personal fortune, which included the sale of a Fragonard painting, he financed the voyage of the Français. This proved highly successful and he was subsequently granted 600,000 francs ...

  • Id: pourquoi-pas_charcot_1909-b1p-017-b2p-045
  • Name: THE POURQUOI-PAS? FROZEN INTO HER WINTER ANCHORAGE AT PETERMANN ISLAND 1909. DR. CHARCOT PLAYS GRAMOPHONE RECORDS FOR HIS COLLEAGUES AND THE LOCAL SEALS.
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 36"" x 22"" (92cm x 56cm)
  • Section: ANTARCTICA
  • Book 1 Page: 17
  • Book 2 Page: 45