Mount Everest Hunt Noel Odell Mallory Autographed Signed Keith Shackleton Print

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  • Sold Date: Aug 04, 2015
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Original 1978 issue of the print of Keith Shackleton's painting, THE NORTH FACE OF EVEREST, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first ascent, and a tribute to the early Everest climbers of the 20's and 30's. Published in England by the Royal Geographical Society in 1978, limited to 1000 copies, yours is # 360. Each copy was numbered and hand-signed by the artist Keith Shackleton as well as five others. John Noel, Noel Odell, Lord John Hunt, Chris Bonington, and Doug Scott, Print is in good condition, all signatures are in pencil and strong, with no fading, measures 24 in x 36 in. John Noel was the last man to see George Mallory alive..his is a rare signature

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John Baptist Lucius Noel (26 February 1890 – 12 March 1989) was a mountaineer and filmmaker best known for his film of the 1924 Mount Everest expedition. His father, Col. Edward Noel (1852–1917), was the younger son of the second earl of Gainsborough . Noel was educated in Switzerland, where he fell in love with the mountains, and at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst , after which he joined the Army and was posted to India.

Noel's regiment spent summers near the Himalayas and in 1913 he travelled in disguise into Tibet in order to approach Mount Everest . After serving in Europe during the First World War , in
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