• I do no think human beings ever came through such a month as we have…We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past.

    Robert Falcon Scott, Leonard Huxley (1913). “Scott's Last Expedition ...: Vol. I. Being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R. N., C. V. O. Vol II. Being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition, Arranged by Leonard Huxley; with a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham ... With Photogravure Frontispieces, 6 Original Sketches in Photogravure by Dr. E. A. Wilson, 18 Coloured Plates (16 from Drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 Full Page and Smaller Illustrations from Photographs Taken by Herbert C. Ponting and Other Members of the Expedition, Panoramas and Maps ...”