Description: glass plate negative;Hand written in pencil 45A;Hand written on top of envelope in pencil: 45A;Box 2: Hand written by Ponting (?) on outside of box lid (on a label which appears to have been torn off): …ONA1 NEGA… Popperfoto label on outside of box: H. Ponting. Captain Scott’s Antarctic Expedition 1911-1912. 35-72. Hand written on inside of lid: 8. Mr H.G. Ponting, 44 Oxford Mansions, Oxford Circus, W.1. Width 8 inches, height 7 inches, depth 6 inches. 53 negatives in box. Scratched.;Typed label: 45. Capt. Oates and some of the ponies.
Collection: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Ponting Collection)
Summary text: Oates stands on wooden boxes in front of the stables of four ponies, all of which have their heads over the stable doors. He has hand on the neck of one pony. Three dogs lie asleep on the floor. Machinery and ropes off to one side.