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"Scott: A Tale of Adventure, Artistry, and Exploration" In the vibrant streets of London's Soho district in 1994

Background imageScott Collection: Ronnie Scott, Ronnie Scotts, London, 1994. Artist: Brian O Connor

Ronnie Scott, Ronnie Scotts, London, 1994. Artist: Brian O Connor
Scott Ronnie, Ronnie Scott s, London, 1994

Background imageScott Collection: 1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle

1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle
1938 Scott Flying Squirrel 500cc twin two stroke motorcycle roadside circa 1938

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Scott and his men at the South Pole, 1912

Captain Scott and his men at the South Pole, 1912
Photograph showing Captain Scott and his sledge team at the South Pole, 18th January 1912. Left to right, standing: Lt. Oates, Captain Scott, Petty Officer Evans. Seated, left to right: Lt

Background imageScott Collection: Portrait of Lexington, ca. 1857. Creator: Thomas J. Scott

Portrait of Lexington, ca. 1857. Creator: Thomas J. Scott
Portrait of Lexington, ca. 1857

Background imageScott Collection: Plans of the Terra Nova ship

Plans of the Terra Nova ship
Diagram showing the layour of the Terra Nova ship from the expedition to the Antarctic 1910-13 Date: 1910

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert

Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert
Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageScott Collection: Astronaut on Moon with Earth

Astronaut on Moon with Earth

Background imageScott Collection: Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station
Designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, building began in 1933. It was the first of a series of very large electric generators set up in order to nationalize the grid

Background imageScott Collection: George Square, Glasgow

George Square, Glasgow
George Square in the centre of Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. This fine square in dominated by the Italianate Municipal Chambers and the Sir Walter Scott memorial column

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Scott in his workshop on board Terra Nova

Captain Scott in his workshop on board Terra Nova
Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1868 - 1912), British polar explorer and leader of the ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1912, pictured in his work room on board the Terra Nova

Background imageScott Collection: St. George patron saint of England

St. George patron saint of England
Our Ancient Word of Courage, Fair St. George - The Patron Saint of England. Pictured here by Georges Scott (1873-1943) expertly slaying the dragon, despite looking quite like a girl. Date: 1928

Background imageScott Collection: Sledging, 1911, (1913). Artist: Edward Wilson

Sledging, 1911, (1913). Artist: Edward Wilson
Sledging, 1911, (1913). The final expedition of British Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) left London on 1 June 1910 bound for the South Pole

Background imageScott Collection: Great Eastern 1857

Great Eastern 1857
The steamship of Brunel & Scott Russell in full steam

Background imageScott Collection: Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers

Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers
Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Expedition leader Captain Robert F Scott (1868-1912), Dr Edward Wilson (1872-1912) and Petty Officer Edgar Evans (1876-1912)

Background imageScott Collection: British gunners, Battle of the Somme, WW1

British gunners, Battle of the Somme, WW1
British gunners in action during the Battle of the Somme, First World War. Their guns are on " Percy Scott" mountings, with rather colourful camouflage paint. Date: 1918

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Oates Dies

Captain Oates Dies
The young Captain Oates leaves Captain Scotts tent in a blizzard on the return trip from the South Pole and is never seen again

Background imageScott Collection: Project Mercury 7

Project Mercury 7
The original 7 Project Mercury astronauts. Top row (l to r): Alan Shepard, V I Gus Grissom, L G Cooper. Front row (l to r) Walter M Schirra, D K Slayton John Glenn and Scott Carpenter

Background imageScott Collection: A. B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910–1913, (1913)

A. B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910–1913, (1913)
A.B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910– 1913, (1913). Alfred Cheetham (1866-1918) was a member of several Antarctic expeditions

Background imageScott Collection: HMS Scott At Anchor near Port Lockroy in the Antarctic

HMS Scott At Anchor near Port Lockroy in the Antarctic
Royal Navy Hydrographic Vessel HMS Scott is pictured at anchor near Port Lockroy in Antarctica. HMS Scott is currently deployed to the Antarctic on hydrographic operations

Background imageScott Collection: Tuke, Henry Scott (1858-1929) artist. Ruby, gold and malachite, 1902

Tuke, Henry Scott (1858-1929) artist. Ruby, gold and malachite, 1902

Background imageScott Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier
Photograph taken by Captain Scott during the ill-fated polar expedition to the South Pole in 1910 - 1912, showing tents pitched on the way up the Beardmore Glacier

Background imageScott Collection: Some of the Officers of the British Antarctic expedition

Some of the Officers of the British Antarctic expedition
Officers on board the Terra Nova on its return to New Zealand in February 1913 after the discovery of the bodies of Captain Scott and his companions. From left to right. Back row, Mr

Background imageScott Collection: The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott

The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott
The inner tent in which Captain Scott and his two companions were discovered taken by a member of the relief party which found the tent on November 12th 1912

Background imageScott Collection: Scott of the Antarctic - page from The Sphere

Scott of the Antarctic - page from The Sphere
Page from the special Scott of the Antarctic memorial number featuring a photograph of the Scott Antarctic medal, presented to the team after returning from their first successful expedition in 1904

Background imageScott Collection: A motor sledge which may be used at the South Pole

A motor sledge which may be used at the South Pole
A suggestion for the type of motor sledge to be taken by Captain Scott, who in 1909 had announced his intention to set out on a new expedition to the South Pole

Background imageScott Collection: The Terra Nova, 1910

The Terra Nova, 1910
Sectional illustration of the Terra Nova, the Polar research ship used by Captain R.F. Scott in his Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1912. The Terra Nova was built as a Dundee whaler in 1884

Background imageScott Collection: 1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle

1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle
1938 Scott Flying Squirrel 500cc twin two stroke motorcycle roadside circa 1938

Background imageScott Collection: MEETING OF SCOTT & BURNS. The meeting of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns: painting by C

MEETING OF SCOTT & BURNS. The meeting of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns: painting by C.M. Hardie

Background imageScott Collection: Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at home, 1960

Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at home, 1960
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900 - 1974), pictured together with his wife, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901 - 2004) examining a particularly interesting large plate. Date: 1960

Background imageScott Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - ponies

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - ponies
Michael the pony enjoying a roll in the snow near his stables on Antarctica, during the ill-fated Scott polar expedition 1910 - 1912. Captain Scott wrote of the ponies in his diary, Poor brutes

Background imageScott Collection: Glasgow University

Glasgow University
THE UNIVERSITY GALOP Edward and Alexandra are cheered as they leave after opening GLASGOW UNIVERSITY in its fine new building by George Gilbert Scott Date: 1870

Background imageScott Collection: STAR SPANGLED BANNER, 1814. The first page of the first printed sheet music edition of Francis

STAR SPANGLED BANNER, 1814. The first page of the first printed sheet music edition of Francis Scott Keys The Star
STAR SPANGLED BANNER, 1814. The first page of the first printed sheet music edition of Francis Scott Keys " The Star Spangled Banner, " Baltimore, 1814. Note the misprint in the subtitle

Background imageScott Collection: The Terra Nova of Scotts Antarctic Expedition

The Terra Nova of Scotts Antarctic Expedition
The ship Terra Nova - the vessel used by Robert Falcon Scott (1868 -1912) for his South Polar Expedition in 1911-12. Built originally for the Dundee whaling and sealing fleet (launched 1884)

Background imageScott Collection: Lt. Shackleton, Captain Scott and Dr. Wilson, Antarctica, 19

Lt. Shackleton, Captain Scott and Dr. Wilson, Antarctica, 19
Photograph showing Lt. Shackleton, Captain Scott and Dr. Wilson, ready for their dash towards the South Pole, during the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-04

Background imageScott Collection: Lord Howard de Walden and daughter

Lord Howard de Walden and daughter
Lord Howard de Walden (1880-1946) pictured with his eldest daughter The Hon. Bonwen Scott-Ellis and her Olympia Childrens Hunter Class winning horse, Winnie. Date: 1923

Background imageScott Collection: Scott of the Antarctic and his predecessors

Scott of the Antarctic and his predecessors
Illustration showing Captain Scott with his team flying the Union Jack flag, along with the names of previous polar explorers with the chronology traced back over a map of Antarctica

Background imageScott Collection: Terra Nova on front cover of The Sphere

Terra Nova on front cover of The Sphere
Farewell to civilisation - Captain Scott and his team pictured departing New Zealand in the Terra Nova, bound for Antarctica in December 1910 in their bid to become the first to reach the South Pole

Background imageScott Collection: Scott at Amundsens Tent

Scott at Amundsens Tent
Scotts team arrive at the South Pole to find that Amundsens crew have beaten them to it; frozen and demoralised, they perished weeks later

Background imageScott Collection: Events / Exploration / Polar

Events / Exploration / Polar
Sledge party planting British flag. Shackleton, Scott and Wilson Discovery exploration of the Antarctic

Background imageScott Collection: SCOTT JOPLIN (1868-1917). American composer. Photographed c1908

SCOTT JOPLIN (1868-1917). American composer. Photographed c1908

Background imageScott Collection: Captain Scott and his exploration ship, Terra Nova

Captain Scott and his exploration ship, Terra Nova
The south polar expedition: Captain Scott and his exploration ship " Terra Nova"

Background imageScott Collection: How Captain Scott is attacking the South Pole

How Captain Scott is attacking the South Pole
Double page spread from The Sphere, showing a map of Antarctica along with the route of Captain Scott and his team of ponies, dogs and men in their attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole

Background imageScott Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Mount Erebus

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Mount Erebus
The slopes of Mount Erebus, the active volcano on Ross Island in the Antarctic, shrouded in smoke and cloud, seen during the ill-fated Scott polar expedition to the South Pole, 1910 - 1912

Background imageScott Collection: Scott Polar Expedition - point of the Barne Glacier

Scott Polar Expedition - point of the Barne Glacier
A huge cliff of ice passed by the Terra Nova when she arrived at McMurdo Sound during the Scott Polar Expedition, 1910 - 1912. Date: 1913

Background imageScott Collection: Some of the men who found Captain Scott

Some of the men who found Captain Scott
Some of the Men who found the bodies of Captain Scott and his companions and erected a cairn, pictured on their return to New Zealand

Background imageScott Collection: Events / Exploration / Polar

Events / Exploration / Polar
The Discovery frozen in during the Scott, Shackleton and Wilson exploration of the Antarctic

Background imageScott Collection: Memorial Home for Crippled Children, Rochdale, Lancashire

Memorial Home for Crippled Children, Rochdale, Lancashire
Small children stand outside the Memorial Home for Crippled Children at Rochdale. The home, built in the arts and crafts style, was founded in 1913 by Walter Scott in memory of his wife, Ellen

Background imageScott Collection: Ludlow Castle with Dinham Weir, from the South-West, Samuel Scott, ca. 1702-1772, British

Ludlow Castle with Dinham Weir, from the South-West, Samuel Scott, ca. 1702-1772, British



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"Scott: A Tale of Adventure, Artistry, and Exploration" In the vibrant streets of London's Soho district in 1994, Ronnie Scotts was alive with the soulful melodies that filled its legendary jazz club. The artist Brian O'Connor captured this electric atmosphere on canvas, immortalizing a moment in time when music transcended boundaries. Meanwhile, roaring through the city's bustling streets was a vintage marvel - the 1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle. Its sleek design and powerful engine turned heads as it weaved through traffic, embodying both elegance and speed. But let us not forget another Scott who ventured into uncharted territories - Captain Robert Falcon Scott. In 1912, he led his brave men to the South Pole only to face unimaginable challenges. Their story touched hearts worldwide and forever etched their names in history. Even before him, there was another iconic figure named Captain Scott - featured in a captivating Frys Cocoa advert from yesteryears. This advertisement showcased his spirit of adventure while enjoying a warm cup of cocoa amidst breathtaking landscapes. Speaking of landscapes, Battersea Power Station stood tall as an architectural masterpiece overlooking London's skyline. Its imposing presence has become synonymous with British industrial heritage. Across borders lies George Square in Glasgow – a place where Scottish pride thrives amidst grand statues and historical significance, and is here that stories are woven into every corner; tales that echo through generations. Back to exploration now – sledging across icy terrains became an emblematic image thanks to Edward Wilson's artistry capturing moments from expeditions like those undertaken by Captain Scott himself aboard Terra Nova ship during his Antarctic journey. While some explored Earth’s frozen realms, others dared to venture beyond our planet’s confines. An astronaut standing on the moon gazed back at Earth – reminding us all how small yet interconnected our world truly is. Closer to home again but still embracing innovation is Project Mercury 7, a pioneering space program that propelled humanity towards the stars.