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DR. F. A. COOK THE FAMOUS ARCTIC EXPLORER

The latest achievement in the annals of exploration, the discovery of the North Pole, adds another name to the long list of indomitable explorers who have braved the hardships of the Arctic Regions in the cause of Science. Dr. F. A. Cook (a name alread

American
about 1908
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.9065

Medium or Technique

Real photograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN IN COPENHAGEN AFTER HIS RETURN FROM THE NORTH POLE. T1432
Back: divided. Used.
Raphael Tuck & Sons Real Photograph Post Card 1432
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN.
Printed in England

Inscription

Yes

Markings

Canceled. Sent 1910 from/to Swaffham, England.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder