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Slightly dodgy stitching and a lack of sharpness on this one, as I used a compact camera (which appears to digitally produce a light vignette) and I took the photos hurriedly. This is where the Firth of Tay (estuary, to the left) turns into the River Tay (to the right), at Dundee on the east […]

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Great Scott

Captain Robert Falcon Scott led the (British) National Antarctic Expedition in 1901 on the RRS Discovery. The dining table in the officers’ mess, where these photos now hang, also served as the medical operating table.

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Boxes of provisions mocked up to demonstrate cargo hold loading on the RRS Discovery, now permanently docked in Dundee.

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