Peter Scott

Peter Scott

Reference number:

12674B
£40.00

Description:

An original single sided typed and signed personal letter (dated July 1st 1963) on his own headed paper by Peter Scott

Certification:

From the family collection of RJA. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

20x16cm Letter

Condition:

Good. View Image

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About Peter Scott

Peter Scott

PETER SCOTT d1989. British ornithologist, conservationalist, painter, naval officer, broadcaster and sportsman. The only child of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, he took an interest in observing and shooting wildfowl at a young age and later took to their breeding. He established the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in 1946 and helped found the World Wide Fund for Nature, the logo of which he designed. He was a yachting enthusiast from an early age and took up gliding seriously in mid-life. He was part of the UK team for the 1936 Summer Olympics and won a bronze medal in the sailing event. He was knighted in 1973 for his work in conservation of wild animals and was also a recipient of the WWF Gold Medal. He died in Bristol aged 79 on August 29th 1989

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