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Ken Petts
Horror in the Arctic (Original)

Horror in the Arctic (Original) by Ken Petts at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: PettsSledgeLL (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Ken Petts (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 13" x 16" (340mm x 410mm)
Date: 1971

This is the original Gouache painting by Ken Petts.

The Terrible Trek. Douglas Mawson's four month trek across the Antarctic in 1912. His two companions died during a three hundred mile trek.

The first man was lost with their main sledge containing supplies when it fell into a crevasse. The second man succumbed to frost-bite after they had already had to start sacrificing their remaining dogs.

An excellent depiction of the exhausted Mawson graced the cover of Look and Learn #491 12th June 1971.


Price:  95.00
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Ken Petts

Ken Petts