First day envelope with 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. Four Ross Dependency stamps are at top right, and the envelope is stamped by Ross Dep. Scott Base.
The enveloped is addressed to a Miss E Wallace.
Signature/Marks and Type
"Antarctic meeting Ross Dep[endency] 20 Jan 1958. " Stamped
"Miss E Wallace / Murphy's Rd / Springlands / Blenheim / Marlborough" Hand-written
1 envelope : illustrations (colour) ; 10 x 23 cm
<C> Ross Sea Committee. 20 Jan 1958. Commemorating the first Trans-Antarctic crossing 1957-8, MSS-2021-12.2. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).