Dr. Edward Atkinson in His Antarctica lab

Edward Leicester Atkinson (1881–1929) was a Royal naval surgeon and Antarctic explorer who was a member of the scientific staff of Captain Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition, 1910–13.”

From National Geographic

Hat tip to Jordan C. for this image.

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michael tarver September 25, 2012 at 5:59 am

Dr Atkinson apparently died aboard an Ellerman Line ship ‘City of Sparta’ en passage between UK and India in 1929. He was a member of the ship’s medical team.
He was buried at sea. Have you any further details.

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