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Blue Plaque to Herbert Ponting

Saturday 21st March 2020

A blue plaque to Herbert Ponting, the photographer,  will be installed in Oatmeal Row, Salisbury marking  the 150th anniversary of his birth on Saturday 21st March.

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

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