ANTARCTIC TRADE CARDS - Originally Series 2
S.S. Terra Nova.
067. S.S. "TERRA NOVA." Issued by Duncan & Co. (1925). Unnumbered card from a set of 50 entitled "Evolution of the Steamship". Size: Ca. 2.5" x 1.52".
Recto: View of Terra Nova with high ice barrier in background. Upper right: DUNCAN'S CIGARETTES.
Verso: "EVOLUTION | OF THE | STEAMSHIP" | DUNCAN'S CIGARETTES | S.S. "TERRA NOVA." Built at Dundee in 1884 as a whaler. Took part in the Discovery Expedition in 1903. In June 1910 equipped for Captain Scott's dash to the South Pole, which terminated so tragically. | DUNCAN & CO. | GLASGOW
Note: Image and information courtesy of Evan Jones, Wiltshire, England.