Marooned: The Scotia stranded on a mud bank
Collage & mixed media on paper
Framed - 61 x 70cm

While sailing up the Rio de la Plata to the port at Buenos Aires:
‘We were heading merrily west-south-west towards a lightship ahead, when suddenly at 8am, after two or three ominous bumps, we found ourselves aground in thirteen feet.’
Inspired by an entry from The log of The Scotia (William Spiers Bruce)
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (1902 -04)
National Library of Scotland


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