[First day cover and correspondence]
Maker and role
Ross Sea Committee, Author
Edmund Percival Hillary, Author
The first day envelope features an illustration on the front showing two men (presumably Edmund Hillary and Vivian Fuchs) shaking hands in a snowy landscape. They stand beside a sled dog team and a Tucker Sno-cat vehicle. A De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver flies low overhead. There is a Ross Dependency stamp are at top right, and the envelope is stamped by Ross Dep. Scott Base. The envelope is addressed to a Mr. Challis.
2005. [First day cover and correspondence], MSS-2021-12.1. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).