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Emperor penguin and chick

The weirdest bird's-nesting expedition that has ever been

What connects a penguin in 1902, and three men posing in the Polar dark of 1911?

In these two short talks, Royal Collection curator Emma Stuart explores the extreme limits to which men will go in the name of science.

Emperor Penguin and chick by Reginald Skelton, 1902, RCIN 1090464, plate 56