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Blue Plaque to Herbert Ponting

Sunday 29th November 2020

A blue plaque to Herbert Ponting, the photographer,  will be installed at No 21 Oatmeal Row, Salisbury on Sunday 29 November.   Herbert Ponting (1870 – 1935) born the son a successful banker in Salisbury  was the official photographer on Captain Scott’s ill-fated exploration of Antarctica in 1911, taking early videos, and later making a couple of films about the expedition https://bit.ly/2KJ0Y1I

Wendy Searle will be unveiling the plaque.  Wendy, along with skydiving,  motivational speaking and adventure writing, was the 7th woman to ski solo unsupported from Hercules Inlet to the South Pole.

Time of unveiling ceremony tbc